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Video Podcast Episode 22 - I'm Melting!



Getting the wheels rolling

It seems only fitting that my first post be about the raw wool we just picked up from Wellington Fibres near Elora, ON. It’s the only mill around me that caters to us small scale people who only have a few fleeces to be processed. 182 more words

More Like Woolverine, Am I Right?

My workshop has become a little more dangerous, with the addition of my newest textile tool.

Wool combs.

Ah, yeah!

Up until this point, I have been working through my box of alpaca and Shetland fleeces with a pair of “wool combs” that I improvised out of a set of angel food cake breakers.  532 more words


Why it pays to dress neatly on a Monday

You just never know when the local bank branch manager is going to want to come over with a donation.  And arrives with the “BIG CHECK” for a photo opportunity. 11 more words

How I Spent My Day

Slow Crafting Podcast - Episode 2

I’m a day early with the podcast this time but it was either now or never as I am currently up to my eyeballs in packing up the house ready for the big move, hopefully at the end of the week. 70 more words


The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 121, Let's have a chat.

Welcome to episode 121! It’s been a busy week so I’ve got a few FO’s and lots of works in progress to show you, plus my current and future spin.  201 more words


Looking forward so I can look back

I’m presently trying to find a collection of sewing and furniture restoration blogs to inspire and encourage me for the year ahead. One theme I notice across the sewing blogs at least is the ‘Plan for 2017’. 518 more words