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If I Can't Sew...

I may as well spin, right?

I actually still have two sewn items to share but they haven’t been photographed yet. Each time I think about doing the whole modeling thing, I shake my head and do something else.   395 more words

Spinning

BELLTECH DROP SPINDLE SET: 2014-2017 GM 1/2 TON

Since 1983 Belltech engineers developed one of the industry firsts that enabled the Sport Truck craze, the Belltech Drop Spindle. By relocating the wheel mounting point a.k.a. 147 more words

1/2 Ton

Dodec Wheel!

I received my set of Dodec Wheels from Porter Threads today.  I purchased these spindle wheels for my Wooly Wednesday Workshop Series at the Public Library I work at.  286 more words

Spinning

A Revolution in Handspinning: An Animated Tale

I came across a short article in the Spring 2017 Spin-Off magazine titled: “Revolution’s Evolution” (pg. 16) featuring a stop action video by Andrea Love… 10 more words

Fiber

Making Notebooks with Their Felt

All of the notebooks look so Great!  My students used their wet felted wool to create these amazing notebooks.  Since there were a few issues with thin spots on their felt and a desire to add decoration I introduced some needle felting techniques to the process so that they were able to create the notebooks of their dreams! 230 more words

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My Stash: Am I Busting or Building?

I have been spinning a lot of yarn lately. A lot. Now a sane crafter would be telling herself “Good job, see you may buy a lot of craft supplies  but at least you’re producing”, “Look at all of that yarn you’ve spun, one day soon your  fiber and yarn stash will be reasonable. 498 more words

Spinners & Weavers in the Ohio Hills

In the hills of southeastern Ohio near Senecaville and Lore City, a group of locals gather to spin their yarn and their tales. Quite often you’ll hear them telling stories of a particular time in history as they spin their yarn for weaving. 718 more words