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Tomorrow is a big day!
Saturday, August 03, 2019      6 comments

It is the day all the non-functioning spinning/weaving equipment is picked up by Mr. Amazing, Incredible, OMG-How-Do-You-Know-How-To-Do-
That? spinning wheel repair guy. He is coming with his trailer and picking up 4 great wheels, 2 moving s... Read more
Finally! At Last! I thought I would never get there!!!
Tuesday, July 30, 2019      8 comments

That was what I was thinking as I started knitting the first line of pattern in my twisted stitch cowl. I took a class at my last conference, just to be sure I really understood. I did. But the class was badly taught. She picked a pattern that w... Read more
Almost snorted my coffee this morning!
Saturday, July 27, 2019      8 comments

That is all. Go about your day.... Read more
Sometimes you go backward
Thursday, July 25, 2019      3 comments

Messy bobbin and stick shuttle. Un-weaving on Tuesday because I could feel something was wrong but kept weaving because I could not figure it out. Then i... Read more
Today was a happening day at the village
Wednesday, July 17, 2019      7 comments

For DAYS the loom in the Mennonite Museum had been at a standstill at the end of one and not quite at the beginning of another rug. Today I made up my mind that, after I turned in the donation $$, I would spend whatever time it took to get the l... Read more
Started this last night and got sidetracked
Tuesday, July 16, 2019      5 comments

A week ago Monday - before I was inundated with family day at the museum I got the small loom set up for weaving at the state fair. It started here. ... Read more
Museum week is over
Saturday, July 13, 2019      4 comments

So I spent part of the day sleeping! It was a long week of events at the village, plus kids Monday, Wednesday, and Friday along with a bus load of adults on Friday. I spent days talking. Wednesday was a very long day. At the village by 8am and d... Read more
Put a hat on it!
Monday, July 08, 2019      5 comments

Dolores in all her splendiferousness! Now on to her next outfit - Nordic sweater with tam and leggings because sheep get cold you know! On... Read more
Thursday, July 04, 2019      8 comments

Now that she has a face and all her hooves it is time to show her. Dolores Van Hoofen "the most ill-bred purebred sheep" in the history of the world. ... Read more
Spinning up bits
Wednesday, July 03, 2019      3 comments

A lot of conferences (especially the spinning ones) have bits of fiber in the goody bag you get at registration. I have been spinning up those bits over the past few weeks and I think I am down to only two more to go. Many of these I spin on sp... Read more
Another bit done yesterday
Tuesday, July 02, 2019      3 comments

It looks like a hot mess but it really is carefully planned. There are two ties that are marker ties and two ties that keep everything in order. I us... Read more
Ready to weave!!!
Monday, July 01, 2019      3 comments

I just need to fill some bobbins and away I will go! When I left the loom house this afternoon this was the set of the hemp valances. Still need t... Read more
At the loom house on Saturday.
Sunday, June 30, 2019      5 comments

Lots of people touring through. Plus there was a work crew that kept stepping in the loom house to cool off. Murderous heat/humidity but rain the day before set them back on their deadline to have all the work done. In spite of having to st... Read more
Saturday, June 29, 2019      5 comments

Remember? Starting with the project bag. I had a bit of time to weave today. This is the new drawstring. ... Read more
Almost ready
Friday, June 28, 2019      4 comments

This was where I started. A project bag that was successful in some ways -- it stands up -- and not so successful in another -- the drawstring is too l... Read more

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