Sue Steffes Poecile Designs

Born in Alberta, I spent a great deal of my childhood engaged in creative pursuits, often deriving inspiration from the prairie landscapes that I spent countless hours exploring. Wandering through the fields and forest, I loved to create art from the tall prairie grasses and whatever other materials I found.

In 2009, I fortuitously sat in on a felting workshop renewing my interest in playing with fibre and fibre techniques. Felt making seemed like pure magic. An ancient craft, it has been used by many cultures throughout the world for functional items and art.  Embracing this art with great excitement and curiosity, I continued to fearlessly explore the medium on my own. In 2014, I completed studies in fibre arts to further develop my skills as an artist and expand my media repertoire.