Well, there's no shop update this week. Though the excuse is a wonderful one! I found out I will get to go to Japan on my friend, Chiaki's, textile tour in Osaka, Okayama and Kyoko in October. (Just me. The family will have to stay home. I wish they could come too. But, they love … Continue reading Completed Speckle Socks and an Upcoming Trip
Green Camel 2017 Overview
My dear daughter and I are back from another wonderful weekend at Green Camel in Tyler, MN. Both of use enjoyed it immensely! We didn't want to leave early Sunday, but we had 2 skits to be in in our church's variety show that afternoon. She was a needle felting maniac! Two dragons and a … Continue reading Green Camel 2017 Overview
Hand Dyed Socks
Finished my daughter’s hand dyed socks just in time for Green Camel Gathering! She was asking about them as I worked on them and really wanted them done for the event. Just before bed I tucked in the end thread. Whew! What's the closest to a deadline that you've completed a project?
Green Camel and Shipping Update
Green Camel Gathering is this coming weekend. My daughter and I are counting down the days to one of our two favorite fiber arts events. The Camel is such a fun and relaxing weekend to craft and catch up with friends that it brings us back every year. Since I'll be gone, obviously, I can't … Continue reading Green Camel and Shipping Update
Shop Update 2/24/2017 and News
Shop Update This week's shop update is nalbinding needles in acrylic and birch laminate. Check these and other needles, yarn, completed items, patterns, and felted items (by my daughter) in my Etsy Shop. News In other news, this week has been a tough one as I support a friend who lost a parent. On the … Continue reading Shop Update 2/24/2017 and News
Woot! I’ll be starting to spin very soon! (Go team Spin-Off! Best of spinning to all spinners!)
Projects: Tunic Sweater
Woot! I finished my tunic length #sweater!
Craft As “A Little Space To Collect Oneself”
Craft As "A Little Space To Collect Oneself" So important to take a little time to yourself! Found this article and thought I’d share.
Green Camel – Mittens by Annike
First report after Green Camel. Aren’t these mittens lovely? Made by Annike (from Finland) w/ traditional patterns. Had I had my head on straight, I would have gotten a picture of her with the mittens I bought from her.
Nalbinding: Hat – Completed at Green Camel 2016
Finished my son’s hat while I was at “Green Camel” (a local craft retreat). I wanted this hat to be instantly identifiable as his, since his lost his last one! (Started another hat right away!)