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Disappointing One Customer at a Time.

There are a couple of more things I want to say about my last post. I’ve been meaning to write more for days but there are a gabillion things going on right now – like getting ready for SOAR, going to Farm Events, Homeschooling and reminding my Husband that although I seem to be ignoring him lately he is still […]

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What Option Did I have?

So Erika left me a comment which brings me to my next subject: “I finished the red Ashland Bay roving, plied it, and washed it yesterday. Swatched it last night. Best EVER! It’s smooth and even, and when knitted almost looks store-bought! (Which does bring up the thought of why spin by hand to make yarn that looks store-bought, but […]

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I DA HO? No, Navajo.

Here is the update on the Navajo Weavers for the week. They are still amazing me. They all have a tribal name now. This is Barb Soft Hands. She doesn’t pound her stitches down very hard and so I expect her project will have a soft hand and be drapey.This is Barb Tall Loom. She’s got a very nice diamond […]

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Pictures but not much to say

I had big plans for posting all week! You can see for yourself how those plans turned out. So here’s a picture from Wednesday. On the left is Maple also known as Alpaca Granny. You may remember one of my pal packages had some alpaca fiber from her. I’ve been reading her blog for some time now and she came […]

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Bob and Weave

This past Friday and Saturday were the beginning classes for Navajo Weaving at the shop. Betty Forsyth is the instructor. She’s been studying Navajo Weaving for many years and I am so happy we could put this class together. We have four students in this class that begins with an evening and a full day followed by 5 weekly evning […]

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My Word

That last post was just a little too….But I appreciate all of your well wishes and thoughts for me. I have this overwhelmed, tired, I want to hide in my bedroom feeling periodically and then I work on a plan and decide I’m certainly not making any forward movement by eating 3 chocolate bars and a plateful of homemade potato […]

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So I spent the afternoon crying over Little Women. You know the version with Elizabeth Taylor. I love the movie in all it’s forms and funny thing is, I’ve never read the book. Hm, maybe I should. There are two parts that get me every time. The part where Jo sells her hair for her mother’s coach fare to get […]

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Surprises in the mail

Last night was Fiber Free For All at the shop and I was showing off this year’s ribbons. Just thought I’d show them off one more time before I get back to work. Hee.I got my first box from the Spindle and Wheel Fiber Frenzy Swap.So it was FULL of loot. Stuff I’ve been wanting to try and just never […]

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