This is always a sweet fair, with great music, lots of interesting food and many familiar and friendly faces. It doesn't hurt that the art fair organizers treat the artists like royalty, throwing an incredible feast Saturday night and keeping us going with handouts of tasty apples and water throughout the fair. Other than having [...]
Habu samplescotton gima samplewool/stainless steel yarn doubledJaponica Cravat from the book "ori ami knits"Shawl pin by Jul
Our egg decorating took a new turn this year. Waiting for spring...
be still my heartsweater (kit 36) knit with paper yarn a silk mohairSilk stainless steel yarn and fine merino, feltedAs my love for all things Habu deepens I decided to check out the Appleton Wi yarn shop, Iris Fine Yarns partly because they featured Habu yarns and gasp, knitted samples of said yarn. So with [...]
new Habu yarnsoh the horror knitting and weaving with the Habu silk/stainless yarn. Love it!gaspIn the interest of full disclosure I may officially now have too much yarn. Shortly after the new year I, for the first time, took all (well almost; there is still some under the bed I think) of my fiber and [...]
It may be a f*#*'d up world, but at least we don't have to go around with those hairdos. These magazines of Caroles, from the 60's, were chuckled over at our thursday morning, coffee at the coop, laugh till we get kicked out, group of friends.
mosaic wall outside Elizabeth Maurlands former studioSteele Cow studio in Wakon, Iowa. Artist Valerie Millerpottery studio of Winthrop and Sandra Byers, in Rock Springs, WI.pottery studio of Winthrop and Sandra Byers, in Rock Springs, WI.old school house now a pottery studiostudio of Char TerBeest Kudla Fiber Artist and husband Franksculpture outside of the food coop [...]
darn, I should have danced with a tall headViroqua's harvest parade was another fun filled visual delight showing the history of Viroqua, from the mastodon and really cute neanderthals to the final float encouraging us to join in Viroqua's future. It was fun to watch the float go by that honored our history with tobacco [...]
Quilts by Nancy Crow/almost makes me want to quiltNan's new house and a walk to her future weaving studioflowers from Carole's garden/ Elin's treasures for a future grandchild/ my earrings/ Nan's rugNan had our weavers group to her newly finished, beautiful light filled home. As a home should, it reflects the people who live within. The [...]
My boothThe best coffee in the world, locally roasted and boy did I need it Sat morningsome of my favorite artists including Ken and Michelle Workowski's booth" The Nature of Things"Linda Kennedy "Elk Run Handwovens and Joyce Krueger of Sunset Hill Studio/ both part of our weavers group.The art fair puts on a great spread [...]