Here are some good things.

A spinalong, a giveaway, some things to uplift your spirits. So how’s it going, fiber rebels? Hanging in there, I hope? Staying safe and with the most immaculately clean hands? Let me commiserate with you for a moment about the toll that all this hand-washing is taking on our poor spinning/knitting/crocheting/weaving hands. It is the […]

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Free Spinning Tutorials!

So in this new age of social distancing and forced isolation, I thought, “What can I do?” Things are feeling pretty bad right now for fiber artists, events are cancelled all over, and it just feels weird and a little doomy at the moment, so if I can offer education or at least entertainment to […]

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Return of Carder Talk Videos is Coming!

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2020 is ON, Y’all.  Now that I’m getting back into the swing of things, my regular video production is ready to step up. That means that if you liked my “Carder Talk” videos from last year – that is, videos where I create fiber batts and talk about the process interspersed with chat about other […]

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Organization: bringing sexy back to the studio

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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. […]

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Creating a Battlet Set, A Live Recording!

  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 […]

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2019 a boon

On to 2019: a boon, a blessing, a kindness

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 […]

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