Tag Archives: spinning

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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Wildflowers Breed Wild Inspiration

I love this time of year. Since I live on the edge of wild lands, this is the time of year where the wildflowers are a riot of color and you can’t help but get inspired to create. It’s probably … 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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The Queen of Trial and Error

There are many things in life that as you learn them, they are pretty straight forward. Do A and you will get B result. Hit C on the piano, you will get C. Use the popcorn button on the microwave, … Continue reading

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Back on the Wheel Again

I learned how to spin only about four years ago. I have an Ashford Traditional that I acquired as part of a package deal almost 30 years ago. The package was three angora rabbits, the spinning wheel, a pair of … Continue reading

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Crafting My Next Third

This week was the last conference chat of the class I’ve been taking from Sister Diane of Craftypod ( http://www.craftypod.com/ ) on teaching classes online. This particular class was all about video. Everything from how to set them up, light boxes, camera … 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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