9 02, 2013

holy habu, batman

By |2016-10-25T16:52:23+00:00February 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|3 Comments

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 [...]

12 01, 2013

in with the new, out with the old

By |2016-10-25T16:52:23+00:00January 12th, 2013|Uncategorized|3 Comments

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 [...]

17 11, 2012

hair today….gone tomorrow

By |2016-10-25T16:52:23+00:00November 17th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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.

1 11, 2012

fall art tours

By |2016-10-25T16:52:23+00:00November 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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 [...]

19 10, 2012

harvest parade

By |2016-10-25T16:52:23+00:00October 19th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

14 10, 2012

new home..old friends

By |2016-10-25T16:52:23+00:00October 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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 [...]

22 09, 2012

Driftless Area Art Festival

By |2016-10-25T16:52:23+00:00September 22nd, 2012|Uncategorized|7 Comments

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 [...]

13 09, 2012

you know you live in a small town when…

By |2016-10-25T16:52:24+00:00September 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

You know you live in a small town when the front page of your newspaper contains a story about a Sasquatch sighting and the weekly sheriffs report has 22 suspicious activities;  including the unconfirmed Sasquatch sighting and a confirmed sighting of two peacocks.  Exciting week!

9 08, 2012

my weaveolympics

By |2016-10-25T16:52:24+00:00August 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Scarves worked on during the olympicsthe dye-olympics start soon...So once again I am weaving like a mad person in preparation for two upcoming shows in September.  The fact that they are back to back weekends, makes me slightly crazy and I am sure it's about to get crazier. First is the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool festival [...]

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