I made it home from my last trip to Olds in the Master Spinner Program. All that is left is for my proposal for my in depth study to be reviewed and hopefully approved. Then I get to spend the next year working on that. More on that when I know it’s approved. This class… Continue reading Well, it’s over or at least almost.
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