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Jennie Hawkey

Working from her home studio located in Hopewell, Illinois, she produces her handmade materials using four and eight harness looms.  Though she specializes in hand weaving, Jennie is also adept at leatherwork and embroidery, often combining her skills to create intricately detailed pieces.


Jennie is an active member of the Illinois arts community.  She is an long-time member of the Handweavers' Guild of Peoria and a founding member of Three Sisters Folk Art School.  Her work has been recognized through several awards including Midwest Weaver’s Conference, and TLD Design Center & Gallery.

Jennie has a passion for teaching and has presented at weaving workshops and meetings.  Email her at to inquire about weaving instruction or purchasing yarns and handwoven products.