The Move!

It's been a big weekend and it's only Saturday night! But it's moving weekend and so we had to get to work on Wednesday night.There were a few leftovers from the last shop that was in the space that we wanted to get rid of. Mama's Milk doesn't really fit our shop but...

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Hooray for Maggie!

Two of my favorite things about my spinning store. I love teaching spinning. I do. And I love being able to have top quality teachers come to my store. This past weekend was Maggie Casey. She is the author of Start Spinning and the star of the DVD by the same name....

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A Month!

It's been too long between blog posts. Time just gets away and then another day goes by. So we'll just talk about many of the reasons I have been sidetracked from the blogging.The photo above is from the Howell Memorial Day Parade. The band is the Howell High School...

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Projects and more Projects

So Denny made her way from Toronto this past weekend to talk about warping. I think the topic scared people because the class was very small but 2/3 of weaving is in the warping and knowing the tips and tricks of the process can make weaving so much more enjoyable....

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Dieting

really. I started trying to lose weight in January....I'm up 6 pounds. I suck at this.That. Is. All

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Kromski Fantasia

On the same day that I got the Aura into the shop tow wheels arrived from Kromski. The new Kromski Fantasia. The one in the photo is the walnut one. There is also a version which is all clear finish with a walnut accent and you can also get it unfinished and make it a...

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The New Majacraft Aura

Last week I came home from the Spring Retreat and came to work on Tuesday and found two new wheels waiting for me to assemble and play with. I'm starting with an overview of the new Majacraft Aura. I say overview because this wheel is so interesting that I think I...

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Spring Retreat 2010

I miss Pennsylvania. I love it. It is my home and so when I go there in the spring I am always a little teary.Azaleas in bloom...I've never seen them in Michigan.And my favorite tree ever. The Dogwood. My parents' property is full of Azeleas and Dogwoods. Just...

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Yarn

I talk about a lot of things here but rarely show you finished yarns so here are a few that I've spun over the last couple of weeks. The orange is Cormo that Janel Laidman gave me. I love Cormo. I got 4 ounces and spun it all up on one bobbin of my Louet S45. After...

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