Michael Patterson earned
a BS in Nursing while attending Graceland College in Iowa.
He worked as a nurse in the mid-west and New England for
25 years. He has been weaving for 15 years and teaching
his art for 8 years at Halcyon Yarn in Bath, Maine. He
has been the featured weaver at the Maine Organic Farmers
and Gardeners Association Common Ground Fair for ten years. He also
teaches how to play the bagpipes. His wife Margaret is
a math professor at UMA. Together they have a son.