This summer has gotten the best of me. While my Sister-in-law was here on her way west with my niece and nephew we left the kids and went into town to be touristy by ourselves and she asked me “Are you summers always this busy?” I tell you dear readers… I really wanted to say… Continue reading Odds and Ends
Recently I have gotten the bug to do some natural dyeing. In the past I have just not really felt the “dyeing” need that many of my fellow fiber artists do. I LOVE natural colors. However, I decided that this fall with all the white CVM I have been combing I should look into it.… Continue reading Rabbit Bush
I LOVE summer. My flowers are blooming, I get to hear the humming birds fighting over the rights to my feeder. My garden has gone INSANE. The tomato plants I was worried about are now almost as tall as the fence, and teaming with fruit. It it all turns we will have a pantry full.… Continue reading Summer
Really! How many weeks does one plant really need to pollinate? We are at over 4 weeks now. Juniper is still on top of the allergen forecast. I am done. On a happy note, I forgot to take my allergy meds this am… you are thinking why is this happy? It is happy because it… Continue reading Juniper season really needs to be over.
What has been happening? My homework was mailed… and has been graded and returned! My husband is happy to have his scarf back and has been showing it off proudly to his co workers. I got a fantastic grade. Why this always surprises me, I have no idea. I work hard on all my assignment.… Continue reading Randomness…
I am in process of working on my Master Spinners Certification through Oldes College in Alberta Canada. I am finishing up my Level 2 Homework, more on that in a few weeks when I am done knitting the final project. While finishing Level 2, I traveled to New Mexico to take the Level 3 course. … Continue reading Cotton
Last fall I was fortunate enough to attend a natural dye workshop called “Earth’s Palette: Natural Colors for Fiber.” It was held at the NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces, NM. One of the presenters was Glenna Dean, who is a natural dyer from northern New Mexico. She gave a very informative… Continue reading Lichen