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New Years gathering

In an effort to avoid winter travel woes, January's 2nd Monday weavers gathering was held in the community room of our incredible newly renovated Viroqua Food Coop. One of our weavers is Jan who also just happens to be the manager of the coop and she graciously offered to host the group and boy did she treat us like royalty. [...]

By |January 29th, 2019|Categories: 2nd Monday, Handwoven, Weavers|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Festivities at Sonya’s

This Decembers weavers gathering was at Sonya's and Cecil's house in town. It was such a beautiful drive into town,  with the trees covered in sparkle frost that I had to stop for a photo. On the way home an eagle was sitting on the post of my bridge just as I was about to cross it.  I had a bit [...]

By |December 22nd, 2018|Categories: 2nd Monday, Handwoven, Holiday|Tags: , , |0 Comments

weavers gathering at my house

This Novembers gathering of weavers was at my house in the hopes that I could host before the snow flies and getting up my driveway becomes a leap of faith.  Other than a couple of panicked parking situations everyone made it up and we proceeded to have a fun and fibery gathering.  Plus I always look forward to making my [...]

By |November 26th, 2018|Categories: 2nd Monday, Handwoven, Textiles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

weavers gathering at Elin’s

Our October 2nd Monday weavers gathering was at friend Elin and Bob's lovely country home. There won't be too many more beautiful fall days and I can't think of a better way to enjoy the day than with like minded fiber friends.  Seeing Elin's big Glimakra loom set up for the start of a rug is giving me an urge [...]

By |October 24th, 2018|Categories: 2nd Monday|Tags: |1 Comment

goodbye summer gathering

Our September weavers gathering was a hot sunny day at Anne Marie's  country home.  It is fun to travel these winding roads and see the homesteads tucked back into the hills where gardens are bountiful, children are raised and life just happens.  After driving these back roads not so far from my own house I am not sure how Anne [...]

By |October 5th, 2018|Categories: 2nd Monday, Handspun, Handwoven, Sheep|2 Comments

The Driftless Area Art Festival come hell or high water

This years Driftless Area Art Festival happened despite the devastation that took place 2 weeks earlier from extensive flooding in our driftless area of southwestern Wisconsin. Thanks to the diligent work of the organizers and many volunteers the fair was relocated from the park in Soldiers Grove to the Crawford County Fairgrounds in Gays Mills.  This venue made for a [...]

By |September 20th, 2018|Categories: Fairs and Festivals|Tags: , |1 Comment

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