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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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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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Ch-ch-changes

It’s been a long time coming. I’ve had this feeling that things needed to be different, the nagging feeling that I couldn’t quite put my finger on, that something’s got to give. I’ve been mulling over all the┬áchanges I’d like … Continue reading

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Review, Renew and Go Forth Boldly into 2014

I have to admit it, I never have been very good at looking at the past, analyzing what went wrong, and what did go right over the past year. I know a number of people who do this every year, … Continue reading

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Color Riot

A color riot is the best way to describe what the dye workshop was like last weekend. Sponsored by Black Sheep Handweavers Guild, thirteen women and our fearless leader explored what dye can do to tencel yarn. Teresa Ruch, well … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Learning Curve

So we’ve all been there. You take up a new craft or project, and you know just enough about how to do it to fake it. Sometimes you get lucky and you’re successful, and it turns out great. But then … Continue reading

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Oh Hello Spinning Wheel

This last month has been incredibly busy, with La Honda Fair prep, the Fair happening and then of course the ever so popular, Fair clean up. All that’s left is the afterglow. This annual event is a fund raiser for … Continue reading

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Back on the Fiber Train Again

One thing I’ve realized about myself is, I have lots of cycles in my creative life. Last fall, it was sewing. I sewed tote bags, toys for my grandkids for Christmas, clothing for myself, curtains for my son’s bedroom. The … Continue reading

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