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Sheep Become the Job

For the last few years,  I have worked full time (and more), fitting the sheep in on mornings, evenings and weekends.  I am used to making do, making sheep wait for later, making what I had work. 341 more words

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Busy Busy

Hi folks I am a day late without even knowing it. Things around here have been busy. Saturdays are Farmers Market for us and that means Fridays are baking days; bread, butter tarts, lemon tarts, gingerbread cake, rhubarb cake, chocolate chip cookies, and oatmeal raisin cookies.   217 more words

Sheep Farming

Lambing’s Nearly Finished…

I’m writing this on Tuesday, April 11th and we’re approaching the final week of lambing. Easter, late this year, is next weekend and we are down to just four ewes who haven’t yet lambed – and one of them, I’m fairly sure, isn’t in-lamb (or pregnant, to use the human term). 999 more words

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Finishing an Eco Piece

Last year Cathy (Luvswool) and I did some eco dyeing.  https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2016/11/03/eco-printing/

They pieces have been hanging around and I was going through them again and decided I liked the heavy cotton one in particular.  333 more words

It's That Time of Year

Instead of doing another crochet post, I thought I’d share my sister Carol’s good news.

On March 19, I received an email with pics of the latest additions to her sheep family. 222 more words

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Not Much Done but a Cute Surprise

As the title says I really haven’t done much with fiber this last week. I did start my Free motion embroidery class this week but haven’t had much time to do more than watch the videos read the PDF and fight with the tension on my machine. 228 more words

Dried bones and bird poo please!

YI’m going to be honest, I’m not a native of Dunedin! I originally stem from the far north of New Zealand, pretty much as far north as you can get, where the water temperature is warmer than the average air temperature down here. 1,498 more words