Bex grew up in her mother’s (Carol Leigh Brack-Kaiser) Hillcreek Fiber Studio. She started to learn weaving and dyeing at a young age and has traveled the country for over 35 years with the family business vending and teaching at fiber, weaving and knitting Shows. She helped design and weave several of the projects in Carol Leigh’s book, The Continuous Strand Weaving Method and assisted at numerous natural dye workshops featured in Nature Provides: Rainbows of Color. Bex is now a knitwear designer; knitting, weaving, and natural dyeing instructor and consultant; and, owns Hillcreek Yarn Shoppe in Columbia, MO. She and her husband, Eric; son, Charlie; and apprentice, Alexis, travel to 18 states a year to vend and teach at festivals and for guilds and groups.