Changes….just a little, or maybe a lot.

I'm in the midst of changing some things. Some of them I'm not ready to tell anyone about yet. But I'm working on some new things and I thought I'd let you know. I can tell you that I'm adding some new classes and taking away some of my offerings that I think are a...

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In which it all turns out alright in the end.

In January of 2012 I made some yarn from wool that was dyed by Amy King. I told Amy I had some yarn for a sweater and couldn't find a sweater that I wanted to knit with it. I told her the particulars and she kindly designed a sweater to my specifications for me to...

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2018 – I Love to Teach

It's August and I've begun thinking about next year's calendar. I have some   space available if you want me to come and teach at your guild or your shop or your house for you and our friends. Drop me an email or a message and let me know and we can start...

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Handcarding – Speeding up

I showed some Tunis on Facebook  and Instagram a week or so ago that I had hand carded. I began with slightly over 2 pounds of scoured fleece and it took a little under 4 hours and I had just a tad under 2 pounds of hand carded rolags. I had plenty of comments about...

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Endings, New Beginnings and Even More Questions (as usual)

  Here is the summing up of the whole Blue Faced Leicester Dress process. I began spinning this yarn in January of 2016. The intention was another skirt with 2 ply warp and weft but things changed and morphed over the whole time. Mostly because there is a lot of...

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Personal Classes

If you follow my Instagram and/or Facebook pages you probably know that the Blue Faced Leicester fabric is finished and ready for sewing. The new dress will happen next week so I'll hold off on doing a recap of the whole project until the dress is finished and I can...

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Skirt Project – Blue Faced Leicester Sampling

It seems like it's been ages since I have done a blog post and I suppose it has. I've been super busy and trying to figure some things out with this current skirt. So, let me bring you up to speed if you haven't been following along. This skirt will be Blue Faced...

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Weaving Decisions

Last time I posted I was looking for your advice and opinions and I sort of knew what would happen before I posted but I was in denial. What happened was that I got a whole bunch of opinions about how to proceed but nobody mentioned that they knew what would happen...

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Weaving Question

I have a question and so I'm going to ask all of you. Any and all help is welcome and appreciated. I'm getting close to finishing the spinning of the weft for the next skirt which will be from this Blue Faced Leicester top dyed in the Calypso colorway by Amy King of...

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