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Bingeing On DIY

  I’m a “do it yourself-er.” As long as I can remember I’ve been making things. As a kid I sewed my doll’s clothes, and as I got older, I sewed clothes for myself. I’ve been knitting for over 25 … Continue reading

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The Void Between

I’ve been trying to figure out what to call this feeling of uncertainty and lethargy, that I’ve been going through and have only been able to come up with a void. It is not a new place, I’ve been here … Continue reading

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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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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: ┬ánoun: 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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