Here it is, the first update of 2018’s Tour de Fleece! Every year, I head up a team of intrepid, talented spinners as we challenge ourselves to spin yarn every day that the cyclists of the Tour de France are riding. It isn’t a concept that I created, but I’ve embraced it happily since […]
Community is what I’m all about. Hello, my beautiful fiber community! Today, I want to talk about just that – COMMUNITY. It’s something I am pretty well known for, the boosting and support and championing of the idea and ideal of a fiber arts community. Let’s start off by defining what I’m talking about: com·mu·ni·ty […]
It’s been a minute, hasn’t it? June is generally a slow time of the year for me, so it is the perfect time for a check-in: the state of the business, the industry, the artist.
Maybe I’ll go backwards on that list. It’s always easiest to talk about myself, for some reason. [perhaps because I’m an extrovert?] […]
Can you believe that it’s almost MAY? Spring is finally doing the spring-thing, and I’m so grateful, because this is my second favorite part of the cycle of the seasons. (first part? Autumn, of course!) Currently, I’m typing this on a portable keyboard and my trusty tablet, in one of my favorite coffeeshops in DC, […]
When I write a blog post or a newsletter, I generally write it as if I was sitting in a room with you, the reader, and we are friends. I like a familiar tone, a sense of camaraderie that says, “We are in this together! Let’s talk about and share our big […]
2018 was greeted quietly here at Three Ravens Studio. It started before the New Year, really. After all the holiday shows were happily wrapped up, everything slowed down. Although this is an introspective and sometimes melancholy time of the year for many, I love it for those reasons. I love digging in, covering up […]