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Madrona-ing, Part VI: Embroidering Your Knitting with Franklin Habit

Just a fast wrap-up of Madrona, while I have a moment.

Again: how do you blog something you have, like, two pictures of? That’s yet another use for a clone: Clone Photographer. 441 more words

Curvylou

History Unwound, the first

Earlier this month, I spent a weekend across the continent in Colonial Williamsburg, VA, for the very first History Unwound retreat. History and textiles? Definitely up my alley! 1,059 more words

Knit

Another Giant Bummer

Remember the 50/50 silk/yak I mentioned in my overdyeing post?

It’s beautiful. I purchased 4 ounces from Carolina Homespun at Lambtown last October, and have been slowly spinning it worsted the past few months. 549 more words

Spinning

Madrona-ing

I’m on my way to Madrona Fiber Arts festival today. I wasn’t planning to attend large events this year, being unemployed. But when I read the teacher line-up and found a… 517 more words

Spinning

Getting Ready for Madrona and a Free Pattern

Something wonderful happens in Tacoma, Washington next week.  The Madrona Winter Retreat is Thursday through Sunday, February 12 through the 14th.

The Madrona Retreat happens every year at the… 427 more words

Knitting

Sisters of the Holy Fiber -Episode 36- Knit it to Get It

RS – Finished the Linen Stitch Scarf and Tarragon, the dinosaur/dragon (Free pattern!). She also did a little DIY to recover a piano bench and she and her partner made an under the shelf cutting board holder. 205 more words

Podcasts

Craft Friday: The Magic of Making

Beverly at Pomogolightly is having another CraftFriday, instead of Black Friday. I avoid even grocery stores on Black Friday if I can help it. (For those fortunate enough not to know what that is – it is a push for sales the day after American Thanksgiving to get your books in the black.   302 more words

Knitting