Hillary Dow Maine Felting Artist & Author

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Hillary Dow is a Maine fiber artist, and children’s book author/illustrator located in Hampden, Maine. As Binding Tales continues to grow, so to does her online community and roster of live events, presentations, and local retailers offering Hillary’s creations.

Membership Organizations

Maine Fiberarts

Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators


Past Author Visits

Strong School, Strong, Maine – Grades K-4

Peace River Elementary School, Port Charlotte, FL – Grade 2

Kingfield School, Kingfield, Maine – Grades Pre K-4

Newburgh School, Newburgh, Maine – Pre K-4

Earl C. McGraw School, Hampden Maine – Grades K-2

Maine Mountain Children’s House – Pre K -K

Webster Library – Adults


Fairs, Exhibits, Speaking Engagements


Books in Boothbay
Freeport Marketplace Exhibit


The Business of Art: A Panel, hosted by AVCOG SBDC, Presenter
Machias Fiber Festival, Vendor
Common Ground Country Fair, Presenter
Bangor Authors’ Book Fair & Literary Fest, Vendor


Stop In & Shop

You will find Hillary’s books, fiber art, and wool products at the following Maine retailers

Sherman’s Bookstores
Maine Micro Artisans, Bangor Mall


Hillary Dow Felting Master Class Instructor fiber artist

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Felting Master Class illustration detail composition