Sometimes, I like to problem solve out loud. That works better with other people around than just with myself, but when you have work to do as well, you improvise. Hence, I turned to the magic of Facebook Live to chat with/at y’all for brainstorming ideas on how to organize my basement studio space, all while carding battlets for the upcoming Homespun Yarn Party happening on March 24th. […]
Imbolc is over for the year but the metaphorical fires ignited during that time are still burning brightly for me. I did some deep soul searching during the beginning of the month, joined a SAL, and had a brainstorming session with a friend and colleague turned accountability partner that I am really thrilled about.
I’ve been really deep in thought for a lot of my blog posts lately, as I’m sure you’ve noticed. That’s because I am in need of big changes in how I do things with Three Ravens. It’s not that I don’t LOVE what I do – but it is always important to reassess a business on a regular basis and be ready to implement the changes that make sense as you go along. This is nothing new for me; I have changed the way I do things here many times in this journey. Every change has been for the best! […]
HOW I DESIGN A CLASS Want a downloadable copy of this post in note form for you to use? Click here: http://bit.ly/xianeclass Teaching is my bread and butter, and I really, really enjoy doing it. I think it shows! One of the things I hear the most is that I seem really organized, calm, […]
I mentioned recently that I would be starting a regular schedule of Facebook Live videos and I have made good on that with my first hour long instructional video for you! I went on camera with my trusty drum carder, a bunch of fiber, and a photo for inspiration, and I demonstrated how I […]
Boon: A good thing; a blessing or benefit; a thing to be thankful for. Kind; bountiful; benign. [also the woody portion of flax, interestingly and appropriately enough] I think most everyone I know feels about the same when it comes to 2018 – it’s been a weird, confusing, often stressful year with some bizarre twists and […]
Patrons: We are nothing without you. From the bottom of my heart, I thank you for your business and support over this year and all the years before. You are the driving force behind what I do. Every blog post, every class taught, every colorway carefully developed and carded up… each necklace, plant pod, […]