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21 05, 2012

2nd Monday at Elin’s

By |2016-10-25T16:52:24+00:00May 21st, 2012|2nd Monday|0 Comments

Just a few of the many wevings filling Elin's homeThe queen joined us for lunch via Barb's recent trip overseasAfrican textiles brought back by Olga's husbandAlpaca blanket and pillow fabric by DeniseElin's Glimakra in her new loom room.patio shadowsSuch a lovely day was had at our 2nd Monday gathering at Elin's. Weaving inspiration galore. With Elin's [...]

18 01, 2012

gathering at Nans’

By |2016-10-25T16:52:25+00:00January 18th, 2012|2nd Monday|2 Comments

Linen twillsome of Nan's knitting projects , some UFO's for longer than she cares to remember/ and lots of great artwork at Nans' house.Barb's angel with attitudeBeautiful,old hooked wool rug from Newfoundland.  Kathy says: I found out through a link Jean  sent me that the Grenfell piece is actually hooked. It was an interesting read [...]

17 04, 2011

spring gathering

By |2016-10-25T16:52:28+00:00April 17th, 2011|2nd Monday|3 Comments

good friends...good foodThis months 2nd Monday gathering was at my home, with a large turnout I was having a hard time keeping up with everyone's show and tell.  This is a most productive group.  I will leave my spring scarf disaster for another post.  But everyone else's projects were awesome. Below is a sampling of [...]

14 10, 2010

2nd Monday at Joyce’s

By |2016-10-25T16:52:29+00:00October 14th, 2010|2nd Monday|2 Comments

Joyce shared her studio with us on one of Wisconsin's  loveliest of fall days.  So lovely one of our members came via motorcycle.  It was a memorable image of Elin walking up in her Harley Davidson jacket; with her arms filled with her natural dyed yarns  and her motorcycle helmet.The small amount of guilt I [...]

15 01, 2010

gathering in the new year

By |2016-10-25T16:52:30+00:00January 15th, 2010|2nd Monday, Handwoven, Knitting|5 Comments

The new year brought our 2nd Monday gathering to fellow weaver Kathy's house. It was doubly wonderful to be here after missing last months gathering due to this bloody winter weather. Sorry, it seems I have been feeling a bit cooped up lately and judging from the large turnout I wasn't the only one.As usual [...]

23 07, 2009

Diamond rag rugs with Linda

By |2016-10-25T16:52:31+00:00July 23rd, 2009|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Linda Kennedy of Elk Run Handwovens, has graciously invited our group of weavers out to see her wonderful studio and give us an idea how to start a diamond rag rug. Her and Elin have both taken a class from Deb Sharpe at Sievers and Lakeside Fibers in Madison. Linda has a computer program called [...]

4 07, 2009

The last 2nd monday?

By |2016-10-25T16:52:31+00:00July 4th, 2009|2nd Monday|3 Comments

Food and fiber; always a great combo at our 2nd monday gathering of fiber fanatics. This lovely shawl is one of Barbs recent finished projects. Carole's blueberry tarts were a rather elegant addition to a somewhat raucous group. Thanks also to Joanne for her yummy cheesecakeJoanne shared these lovely items that she has recently finished. [...]

8 06, 2009

Elin’s home and studio

By |2016-10-25T16:52:31+00:00June 8th, 2009|Uncategorized|4 Comments

Carole and I recently spent a lovely morning at the home and weaving studio of Elin and her husband Bob. Elin's studio is lovely and I can picture her many productive hours in such an inviting environment.These are sample skeins of natural dyes. Elin teaches classes through the Driftless Folk School and at her home [...]

18 05, 2009

Spring fling

By |2016-10-25T16:52:31+00:00May 18th, 2009|2nd Monday|4 Comments

As usual our 2nd Monday gathering was a mixture of fiber , good food, laughter and world problem solving. It was great to see Joanne; and her yummy rhubarb bars almost didn't last long enough for a picture.Kathy of Riverweave Studio, brought in one of her cat friends. More can be found at her shop [...]

16 01, 2009

New work….finally

By |2016-10-25T16:52:34+00:00January 16th, 2009|Handwoven|4 Comments

My favorite rag balls. They are silk and the most incredible color. I am saving these for just the right project.Sweet vintage fabrics used in the last rug of the three. Fun to think of the childrens dresses or shirts that these are from, and the weaver who painstakingly prepared the rags into these balls. [...]

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