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5 09, 2014

off to the fair

By | 2016-10-25T16:52:16+00:00 September 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 [...]

20 10, 2013

Faribault Woolen Mill

By | 2016-10-25T16:52:20+00:00 October 20th, 2013|Photography|5 Comments

So, picture this; it is my anniversary weekend and I managed to talk my husband into going with me on the Sheep and Fiber Farm Tour going on in Minnesota last weekend.  Whoo ho, what a guy!  My main desire was to see the Faribault Woolen Mill that was giving tours.  Our tour guide was [...]

5 05, 2013

new work..sort of

By | 2016-10-25T16:52:21+00:00 May 5th, 2013|Handwoven|1 Comment

This honeycomb scarf has been off the loom for awhile now.  I don't often weave with wool and I thoroughly enjoyed this, especially how substantial and alive the finished fabric feels. Partly because the wool crepe that outlines the honeycombs gives the scarf just a bit of collapse and texture.  I wove this knowing that [...]

2 07, 2012

fiber art

By | 2016-10-25T16:52:24+00:00 July 2nd, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Colleen Carroll's fiber art displayed at the Driftless CafeThe piece on the right is one of my favorites/ photo by Colleen CarrollMy daughter and I had the pleasure of enjoying a lavender iced tea and coffee cake at the Driftless Cafe in town, while getting a look at Colleen Carroll's wonderful fiber art displayed on [...]

4 04, 2011

new and old

By | 2016-10-25T16:52:28+00:00 April 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

Spring+porch+spinning=peace?

By | 2011-03-22T01:29:00+00:00 March 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 [...]

7 11, 2009

Deflected doubleweave

By | 2016-10-25T16:52:30+00:00 November 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 [...]

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