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a thing I've been meaning to do.

Some summer yarn pictures, and a sale in the shop

I used this handspun to weave a scarf.

A couple of weeks ago I did some quick math to figure out, using a pretty nebulous average materials cost, how many scarves I would actually have to make and sell at $X price point in order to afford what I think (rightly or delusionally) would be the ideal fiber arts studio set up. 411 more words


TdF 2015. On your marks ...

Tour de Fleece starts this weekend! It’s an annual event that the Official Tour de Fleece group on Ravelry hosts. For spinners around the world, it’s a wonderful event to connect with other spinners, as well as to challenge yourself, even with goals as simple as to spin each day. 358 more words


2015 Second Quarter Stash Report

Here we are at the halfway point of the year already!  June went by in the blink of an eye for me because I spent most of it traveling.   276 more words


Another Successful Weekend

We held another garage sale this weekend at the old house. Two full days, and we decided it would be The Last. After this, everything needed to find another way out the door. 254 more words

Fiber Arts

Finally getting back to normal

I spent a good part of today relearning how to weave. So… what did I make? Bookmarks, of course! These babies are just off the loom and need a bit of trim but otherwise, not too bad. 95 more words

Fiber Art

My First Spinning Box

There are a ton of different monthly subscription boxes out there, which makes me very excited. I was doing one for Japanese treats for a while (Skoshbox) but since I’m trying to lose weight, I did not renew my subscription. 240 more words


Weaving underway

Weaving for an exhibition in 2016 is finally underway! 16 months in the planning, with 8 months left to go. It might sound a lot, but there is still so much to do. 46 more words