Spring is arriving here in my neck of the woods. My bulbs are blooming. It’s kind of been warmer, but those winds are still chilly and I heard we might get an inch of snow tomorrow. Meanwhile inside, my seedlings have been transplanted for the first time. That tomato? (the plant on the right.) It’s… Continue reading Spring, it takes so long!
Now that I have figured out what I want to do for my final project, the planning has begun in earnest. Remember that my friend let me borrow one of her rigid heddle looms? It’s actually the same loom that I own. Perhaps a bit older model. Nevertheless, it’s a very large old Schacht rigid… Continue reading Let the planning begin
So it’s that time, when I have to figure out what my final project for this years MSP course will be. I have to make it out of a cellulose fiber. So that is Flax, Hemp, Raime, or Cotton. The project needs to take 50 hours. Originally, I wanted to use colored cotton and weave… Continue reading Decisions, colored cotton, and a cat….
Stand back, I’ve got this. We are going to wash our woolens. Yes, it will all be fine. No, they won’t get ruined or felted. Here’s a secret…. it’s not even hard. Really. I promise. First find the item to be washed. For me it’s my hat. I have not washed this hat since I… Continue reading Wash your woolens