Happily this months weavers gathering ended up at my house at the last minute. Although I usually avoid hosting in the winter months due to a steep and often icy driveway, I was excited to have the group visit while our Christmas tree is up and decorated. Something about a log cabin and Christmas decorations seem to go together well. Danish friend Anne Maria declared that my house has hygge, a danish word for cozy or homey.
It was so fun to have friends gathered around the fireplace with a lovely snow falling outside. I was a little worried about people making it safely down the driveway, but everyone seemed to survive.
We met Mary from Blue River for the first time and she brought a lovely swedish lace table runner in what we were pretty sure was linen. She had found the skeins in a resale shop with lovely vintage looking label.
Former Viroquian Colleen, who now lives in Asheville, N. Carolina made a surprise visit. She is an artist whose paintings I have always admired.
The star of the show was baby Nathan whose mother Rachel carried him in his carseat, plus a few bags, all of the way up the driveway.
Judith’s art journal has inspired us many times before, so it was especially fun to see her work featured in the magazine “Real Small Towns” The Art of Community vol. 2. If you get a chance to pick up an issue I am sure you will enjoy it. It is a beautifully done publication.
All in all this group of women always inspires but this time they brought along some Christmas spirit and left some here for me to enjoy. Here’s to wishing everyone’s holidays are filed with spirit and joy and we all have New Year filled with …fiber