Another week of being knee deep in wool yardage and boy do I feel lucky! It is just part of a days work for me. One that never ever gets old! Marbleizing wool and the dyeing process is so magical. And just touching wool Continue reading
Here are some of my new marbleized wools currently for sale in my Etsy shop. These colors make me happy! Springtime is Continue reading
Here in my studio, having no table space with beautiful piles of wool covering them is not a bad thing. In fact it can be a very inspiring thing for me as a fiber artist. I thought that I would share with you my process Continue reading
New to my Etsy shop are blend-able wool packets. I am excited to share these limited edition wools with you! The wool packets are fabulous instant color schemes for hooked rugs or wool embellishing. Continue reading
One of the fun crafts I began this spring was stained glass. Rob and I thought that it would be fun to take a class together, and we found a local teacher and joined for a couple of 6 week sessions. Continue reading
Red looks so lovely as it relates to the color aqua. It just so happens that I have a lot of little red things that I have collected over time. Continue reading
Crochet is the perfect project for a day that you are feeling a little sick. I have so much work to do, but can’t get my energy back after a week of being ill, so I comfort myself crafting a colorful and blissfully mindless crochet bag. I found this pattern a few weeks ago and have been dreaming of making it, pulling out my little snippets of leftover linen and cotton yarns so that it will be colorful.
The graphic quality of black and white excites me. I have been working with this contrast lately and wanted to share with you a couple of projects that have turned out to be favorites. I went to the thrift store looking for a stool. I almost passed this one by. Imagine dark wood stain, overlooked by everyone because of its depressing blah everyday-ness. But I liked its bones, and it was sturdy with no structural issues.
I wish for warm breezes and sunshine to bring me outside, but today is a cold and gloomy winter day. A perfect day to dye wool in my vintage dye kitchen. Continue reading