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.
Today I got to go see sheep shearing. My friend who owns the herd of CVMs called me yesterday and invited me out to see/help with the process. I am not sure how much help I was. I did hold a few gates and shoo a few sheep, but mostly I ogled the fiber. I… Continue reading No sheep were harmed.
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!