Homespun Kitchen Pursuits

   I’m not really one for New Year’s Resolutions, but the coming a new year does inspire me to make fresh plans and come up with new ideas for how I’d like to spend my time, money and energy.  One small idea has turned into a bit of a kitchen project for me, because I’ve […]

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Stitching in Art & Life

   Hi there, friends~    Thanks for coming by to see me today. I do appreciate you taking the time, and I want you to know that! So often social media can feel like something that needs to be stepped away from, its too frantic, its too confrontational. I miss the ‘good ol days’ of […]

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{September} Yarn Along

   Hello, and good morning!~      Today I am joining with Ginny at Little Things for her September Yarn-Along. Here are a few of the things I’m working on, and a shawl I did finish (hurray!)     At the moment, on my wheel I have some basic white yarn I’m spinning up for […]

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Studio Tour: The Weaving Room

“Log Cabin Spinner” one of my newer paintings!    I had no idea where it would lead me when years ago, I decided to learn to knit. For a birthday treat, I went to a free class offered by a local yarn shop. I worked diligently on many a wonky, crooked scarf. I watched a […]

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New Painting: Winter Weaver

   Last night I was out in the studio and was able to put the finishing touches on this latest painting– Winter Weaver. It seems I’ve caught the weaving bug, and have even acquired a loom! But Im still gathering parts and pieces to be able to really weave anything….until then, I’ll paint it!   […]

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{Dye Project} Pascha Red Yarn

 As promised! Here’s a peek at the yarn that I dyed with the Greek Easter Egg dye! The color that came out is pretty amazing! A really deep, brilliant, striking red. Even prettier than the eggs, if you can believe it! Im not sure how color fast it is. But I rinsed (and rinsed, and […]

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Woolly Pursuits

    For the past few weeks, my ‘free time’ has been filled with woolly pursuits. I’ve been spinning and experimenting with old dyeing techniques with natural materials. I’ve made mistakes and learned from them, and been proud of what I’ve managed to create, despite my innate inability to to follow directions (but Lord, I […]

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