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26 04, 2017

spring weavers gathering

By |2017-04-26T22:05:55+00:00April 26th, 2017|2nd Monday, Creative, Hand dyed|1 Comment

Our April weavers gathering met at Denise's sweet brick farmhouse in Gays Mills. With the sounds of  geese honking and the rush of the Kickapoo River nearby, spring's abundance was everywhere. As a spring celebration we came bearing eggs to learn how to dye them with pieces of silk fabric.  Denise showed us how to [...]

10 10, 2015

Meme this

By |2016-10-25T16:52:15+00:00October 10th, 2015|Hand dyed|0 Comments

So during my recent yarn dyeing marathon my chief yarn color namer had the audacity to leave for college. She and her sisters, over the years have heard frequent pleas, for inspiration on naming yarn colors, after I have reached the brain dead state of too much color decision making. Therefor explaining my colorways named [...]

19 09, 2014

sheep rule

By |2016-10-25T16:52:16+00:00September 19th, 2014|Hand dyed|0 Comments

The true stars of the fairLots of Habu in my boothGreat restraurant in WhitewaterMy artful friend NanThree bags full. At the silent auction. Only two came home with me. getting her sheep show ready This years WI Sheep and Wool festival once again was three++days of sheepy goodness, full of yarn and fiber in every color [...]

5 09, 2014

off to the fair

By |2016-10-25T16:52:16+00:00September 5th, 2014|Hand dyed|0 Comments

So finally the dyeing is done, the truck was packed and I was on my way to the fair. The Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival in Jefferson, WI. And then I turned around to go back for the sweater I had just finished the night before. Good thing I did, cause I found the three [...]

5 06, 2014

Driftless Area Fibre Faire

By |2016-10-25T16:52:17+00:00June 5th, 2014|Hand dyed|4 Comments

This was a fiber fair unlike others that I have done, in that it was a smaller show and one I was trying sight unseen. It seemed pretty likely that a fair taking place in the scenic Shag Rag Alley of Mineral Point, WI, would be a pretty safe bet.I am so happy that I [...]

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