A Year of Scandinavian Craft: The First Weaving

Although my love for Scandinavian crafts seems to stretch back beyond memory (let’s be honest, it probably truly began with that Kirsten doll I got in the second grade and all her fabulous fiber art accessories) ,my love for Swedish weaving has grown just within the last few years. It all began at a fiber […]

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New Year, New Decade, New Creations

Happy New Year, friends! Before us lies a completely fresh year, full of opportunities, adventures, and new things to learn. Over the last few months, I’ve felt a bit of restlessness and ‘painter’s block’, with my well of inspiration seeming to have run dry. After a long break however, and some adventures not too far […]

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Creativity & Community

Master Weaver Kate Smith and Illustrator/Icon Tasha Tudor work together to harvest flax for spinning. Each year they’d get together for several days to work together on their craft.     Lately I’ve been having really good conversations with friends. About our feeling that something is missing….lost but perhaps not unretrievable. Something many of us […]

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{Crafting On} Gnomes & Weaving

  Good morning, friends! Hope you are well!~ Today I thought I’d join Frontier Dreams for her Crafting On series and show a bit of what I’ve been working on this week….as always, I have about 25 projects going on at once, but these are a few of my favorites 😀    I just finished […]

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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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