fixing july

What You Can Do About July Right Now*

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∗ I got this title from using The Best Title Generator, and it both made me laugh and felt like I could write a real blog post around the feelings that July gives me, so here we go!   In the Northern Hemisphere, July is known as the hottest month. We have been having some […]

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tour de fleece 2018

Here’s How I Spin My Wheels [TdF stages 1 – 4]

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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 […]

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all about the community

All about the Community

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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 […]

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half way through 2018

Halfway Through The Year: a check-in

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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?] […]

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circles and cycles

Circles and Cycles

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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, […]

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