Edging Towards Autumn

The heat here is still awful. But it hasn’t stopped me from trying to get out into the garden and get some work done, or from pulling out the spinning wheel and try to get some yarn spun up for the blossoming goldenrod. My very favorite season is nearly upon us, and how unbelievably right […]

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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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Tasha Tuesday: Handcrafting:: Antiques:: and New Art

   This weekend I got the chance to indulge my inner-Tasha Tudor and create beautiful thing among amazing antiques. How lucky was I, to get to set up on the porch at Blue Heron with my spinning wheel and spin in the shade, with so many gorgeous old things nearby.  I have such a weakness […]

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{Crafting On} Quilt, Yarn and my very own Book!

 Hi there! So today I’m going to share with you a few finished projects (finished! hurray! ha!) for Crafting On with Frontier Dreams. The first being this little doll quilt for my Felicity doll, that is now my daughter’s Felicity doll. Audrey turned 10 this month and so I decided it was time to pass […]

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Tasha Tuesday Returns

   If you’ve known me for any length of time, chances are you’ve found out that I looooove Tasha Tudor. When I came across a book about her life quite by chance in a bookstore bargain bin, I knew I’d found a kindred spirit. I was a poor college kid at the time, but I […]

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Happy New Year

   Good morning!~    Ah, here we are….a fresh new year. Hello, 2017! It is my hope that this new year is full of unexpected hope and opportunity, with lots of adventures and discoveries and new things to try, and new friends to meet.    I am still in the metamorphosis stage of “Sleightholm Folk […]

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