I arrived in Portland on Wed night (Sept 10th) and took the light rail transit into the city from the airport. I managed to get myself turned totally around, so got completely and frazzlingly lost. Everyone I asked for directions … More
Oh wow! here’s a bunch of wonderful! Michelle Snowdon of Wooldancer creates the most incredible freeform, wild and woolie magical batts and yarns. yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!
I have been spinning up a storm this past week….. Here’s some bombyx silk that I’ve spun up and am spool knitting like mad with to finish a project for workshops I am teaching in September. Spin spin spool spool…. … More
This just cracked me up. I think it’s utterly delightful. It’s a spinning (of the yarnie kind, not bikie kind) challenge that is taking place during the Tour de France bicycle race. Here’s the link: Tour de Fleece You’ll have … More
Ooooooooooh……….. if you are a fan of luscious, delicious, wonderful,gorgeous rovings, check out Deb’s spectacular woolies over at Dudley Spinner!
Here are the links for my mixed media woven dolls: Woven Earth Listener Angel Doll Dame Julian and Neni Three young spritely spirited mixed media dolls Mixed media dolls with found objects
The previous entry had pics of my spritely mixed media dolls Here are some more of my mixed media woven dolls: A woven Menopause Fairy Doll and a collection of my ‘Reclaiming Dolls’ (Dolls that have parts made from reclaimed, … More
In my last posting, I showed pictures of my woven mixed media dolls, Neni and Homage to Dame Julian of Norwich. These dolls are more whimsical: I spun the yarn and then wove them on potholder looms and combined them … More
Yesterday, I posted pics of my latest mixed media woven doll, the Earth Listener Angel Doll (click on the name to see her). Several people asked if I had pics of any of my other woven mixed media dolls. Why … More
I am working on a new doll. I’ve finished sculpting the head: and have finished spinning the yarn for the doll: My best friend gave me a bag of lovely merino/tencel: That I spun on my wheel, then plyed with … More
People often ask me: Can I spin my cat’s fur? And the answer is: That all depends…. If your cat has fur that is long and silky, and he or she lives, L O V E S, pleads to be … More
Some things are just so good, you want to share them. I’ve posted about support spindles before, but I just have to list them high on my ‘Neato’ list! I love my Royale Hare, and have had it for ages. … More