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4 04, 2011

new and old

By |2016-10-25T16:52:28+00:00April 4th, 2011|Handwoven|1 Comment

new workrayon chenille cowl I love the idea of a cowl draping around your neck with different layers showing depending on how it lays.  My original idea was to weave a double weave tube and join the edges, but I knew I wanted to do the rosepath inserts and it all started hurting my head; [...]

22 03, 2011


By |2011-03-22T01:29:00+00:00March 22nd, 2011|Uncategorized|3 Comments

I look forward all winter, to the first day of weather warm enough to spin on the porch.  Today was just such a day, and I am not even cheating and bundling up in every piece of wool I own. Looking forward to listening to the returning birds sing and watching the chickadees at the [...]

17 03, 2011

Heavenly fiber mill

By |2016-10-25T16:52:28+00:00March 17th, 2011|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Alpaca blend yarn sold through Heavenly Fiber MillAmish loom with warping rackskeining and spinning machinesrug woven with upholstery selvages and gianormous warping spool rack behind loomColorways dyed here and sisal core/wool wrapped rug yarn---Darcy giving us a tour of the retail areaMerino wool before and after washing------------fleece washing machine that holds 9 lbs of wool For [...]

7 11, 2009

Deflected doubleweave

By |2016-10-25T16:52:30+00:00November 7th, 2009|Handwoven|5 Comments

From Kindred ThreadsFrom Kindred ThreadsFrom Kindred ThreadsNot too sure about this project at first. I mostly just wanted to play with the weave structure. Something about doubleweave fascinates me. But the whole felting process has not usually been some of my brighter fiber moments. Of course if I had done some sampling I would of [...]

4 04, 2009

Tale of a wayward yarn

By |2016-10-25T16:52:33+00:00April 4th, 2009|Handspun|1 Comment

Some yarns have history, so before I list this yarn on etsy I thought I would share with you the journey this yarn has taken, some of which will remain a mystery.It started on a beautiful fall day, while demonstrating spinning at a local art fair, I was playing with one of my drum carded [...]