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A Step Up

I am a self taught craft person. I’ve taught myself how to knit, crochet, sew, do mosaics, macrame, and weave, but I do have my limits. I’m fairly proficient in all these crafts, some better than others, and I’m finding … Continue reading

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Started and Finished!

In knitting, we have an expression for starting project after project. We call it “startitist.” I have been guilty of startitist many, many times. I’ll see a project in a knitting magazine, or online and fall in love. It was … Continue reading

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Just Start, dammit!

That was just part of the internal conversation this morning. The mental gyrations of do I start with making an apron, or a bag or do I just mediate about what I want to do with my business and what … Continue reading

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Ch..ch..changes

That is certainly what could be said of last year. It seems like everything in my world changed, mostly for the better. The biggest event was that we moved into our home, that had been in the works for 12 … Continue reading

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Down To The Wire

It’s here, it’s time and now I’m packing box after box of stuff. The house is almost completed and I cannot procrastinate or ignore the fact that I have acquired an incredible amount of stuff in the three years of … Continue reading

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Crafting and Our Community

There’s no doubt about it, we are social animals and knitters, weavers, sewers and spinners are among the best at creating community. Before the advent of the internet, the only way for knitters to know what other knitters were doing, … Continue reading

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Anticipation

an.tic.i.pa.tion:  noun: the act of looking forward; especially: pleasurable expectation It’s less than a week until CNCH, Conference of Northern California Handweavers. It is a convention for handweavers, spinners, and basketweavers. This is the second time I’m going and it’s … Continue reading

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Making Product vs Making Art

I have been making things all my life. As a child I made clothes for my dolls, as a teen I made my own clothes and as an adult I have dabbled in various media. I’m not exactly sure when … Continue reading

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Oh the Irony

I have been thinking about creating a blog about my love of the fiber arts for many years, and now I’m finally ready. I have a great love of knitting, spinning, weaving, sewing, and crochet. I have done them all and … Continue reading

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