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About fiberdazed

Knitter, spinner, weaver, sewer keeps me busy and has me Fiberdazed.

Back In The Saddle Again

It’s been awhile, and rather than bore you with long winded excuses and moaning, I’ll just say it’s been a tough year. I’ve managed to work through a lot of stuff, gone through some transformations and now I’m ready to … Continue reading

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Confessions of An Online Class Junkie

I love taking those short classes online that are only a few hours or days. There, I said it out loud, I’m addicted. I’ve paid a few bucks for them, get to learn a new technique in something that might … Continue reading

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Calling It Done

For the past month or so I’ve been working on a sewing project. It’s one of those free form things that could go on and on, ad nauseam. My enthusiasm for it started when I saw this very cool denim … Continue reading

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Peering Into the Future and Playing In The Present

This is the time of year where almost every one I know has been making their yearly business/life plans and goals and I find I’m over here flopping around trying to figure out what the hell I want to do … Continue reading

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So Long 2014, Hello 2015

It’s that time of year where it seems absolutely everyone is making the end of year list. The what I made, what I accomplished, what I learned and what happened in the world lists. I’ve been thinking about this for … Continue reading

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Craft Show Imposed Finishitis

It’s that time of year when not only myself, but thousands of other artists are getting ready for holiday craft shows, in the hopes of making a couple of bucks so we too can buy presents. In my case I’m … Continue reading

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Birth Of A Rug Weaver

Yes, I know it sounds rather dramatic, but it took longer to make this little piece of rug than it took for me to birth my son. It started over a year ago when I asked the membership of Black … Continue reading

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Going Mobile

Summer of 1972, at the ripe old age of 21, I packed up my Volvo 122 with camping gear, grabbed my favorite cassette tape, Who’s Next and set off for Montana to see my grandmother. I wasn’t sure how much … Continue reading

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Adventures in Weaving, A Tale of Two Scarves

Now that I’ve recovered from yet another bout of existential angst, I started rummaging around the studio, aka garage, to see what kind of project might suit my fancy. Sewing? Nope, too much stuff on that table. Knitting? No, I … Continue reading

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Where To Now Saint Peter

That is the question Elton John posed in this song on his album Tumbleweed Connection. After re-listening to it, I really related to the line “I understand I’m on the road where all that was is gone, so where to … Continue reading

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