weaver & designer maker
Emelie Weber Wade is a weaver and designer maker working on multi-shaft looms to create modern textiles for the old soul. Wade's current focus is on wearable art and soft sculpture made with sustainable, handwoven materials. She designs her own weaving patterns, weaves the fabric on a loom, and finishes it on a sewing machine. Each piece is one-of-a-kind and never replicated again.
Wade has 10 years experience in production weaving and textile design. She received training as an apprentice weaver at Berea College, where she also studied studio art with a concentration of fibers. In 2014, she received the Sarah Fuller Smith Loom Award, which allowed her to purchase a loom of her choice to continue the craft.