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Overmountain Weavers Guild Fibers Show and Sale this Saturday!


Spring Fibers Show

scheduled for Saturday, March 17th!

10 am until 4 pm in the Visitors Center of the State Park


We are pleased to welcome the Overmountain Weavers Guild from Exchange Place, Kingsport, Tennessee to Sycamore Shoals for their annual fibers show. 100 more words

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Random Fibers

Hello all! Today I decided to try my microscope with a different experiment: I gathered some random fibers and had a quick look at them. This is what I saw! 35 more words


Yarn, Yarn, and More Yarn

What do you want to buy?

I love today’s question.  The answer is so easy. Despite the fact that I have a huge stash of yarn waiting to be knitted or crocheted into something practical, usable, wearable, and — hopefully — fun, I still love shopping for more yarn. 543 more words


Textile Inventory from 1844

In going through the old papers from my husband’s family, I have come across an inventory from 1844, from his great-great-great-grandfather’s estate.

I don’t have the original, I am working from a Xerox copy that was probably made in the early 1960s.  322 more words


Wednesday Vignette - the fibrous, webby reach of the world

Yesterday, we visited the art exhibit of a talented fiber artist friend. Inspired by the way fiber makes up our entire world, to me the most interesting part of her felted bowls were the solids and voids created by the varying thicknesses of the many layers of wool, and the play of light and shadows that formed as a result. 125 more words

Wednesday Vignette


The Almonds

Only 4 or 5 almonds por day and here there are 10 good reasons to do so …
1) Healthy energy: thanks to the many micronutrients of which they are composed, almonds offer a… 325 more words


Painting Pages

I have created quite a few collages and extended prints. Now I need to put them into a notebook for presentation. I thought I had a 9″ x 9″ notebook that was new but I couldn’t find it anywhere. 335 more words