My book is finished. My final skeins are in and tagged. Above is my level 5 final project. A woven bag of handspun hemp and flax. The main portion of the bag was woven on my rigid heddle loom. The band was woven on my inkle loom. I love this bag soooo much. I… Continue reading Wrapping up Level 5
With two technical skeins to finish I found myself in a bit of a pickle. The assignment was to spin a 3 ply sock yarn and present a finished 10 yard skein and a 5″x5″ swatch. I had been given a sample of some Lincoln/CVM cross. When I washed the fiber I fell in love… Continue reading Navajo ply vs true 3 ply
I just looked at the calendar again to be sure. I have just about 14 days until my flight leaves for Olds… In that time, I need to: Finish my final project and my homework for level 5. It’s close. I finished weaving the body of the bag last night. My 9 year old needs… Continue reading In the home stretch
Now that I am home and have looked at the calendar and absorbed what I am seeing, I realize that my homework is due sooner than I thought. So while I finish spinning and knitting the sample for the two technical skeins I have left, I need to finish my final project. All the yarn… Continue reading Backwards
I keep thinking how to start this post. There is just so much in my head when I think about the past week. So much more than just teaching and playing with fiber for 5 days. When I was asked to teach at this event, I was really not sure what to expect. I was… Continue reading Slickrock
When I said yes to teaching this class at BOSS, I had not really thought through the logistics of teaching a full fledged fleece to fiber class outside while camping. What I have realized is that I am relocating the contents of my studio, minus my wheels, to the great out doors. I am hoping… Continue reading And I’m packed, I hope
I have just over a month to finish level 5 homework. It’s close and I have been working despite the distractions of having to keep 3 kids on track with their school work. Phrases like “what do you mean you just didn’t do math for 2 weeks.” Have been heard coming out of my mouth lately.… Continue reading Almost to the finish line… Sort of.