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Sunday I spent Mother’s Day with my darling daughter and two great friends at Shepherd’s Harvest in Lake Elmo, MN, doing a book signing and making some fun purchases. I also got to be part of the Homespun Journey Podcast, which was great fun! It’s always great to meet a passionate fiber lover! Continue reading
Here’s a brief tutorial on mistressing* a satin stitch flower which can easily become a pansy (or a rose, or daisy, or some other flower!) Continue reading
So although my physical movement has been hampered with breathing difficulties and all-over body pain from the fibromyalgia, I’ve been able to get a great deal of work done, which is not bad! Continue reading
I’m making Millinery. Hats. Caps. Dome-pieces. Do-rags. Lids.
And I’m selling them on Etsy! Continue reading
I chalk the wealth of amazing students up to Interweave being the type of magazine which is a MAGNET for folks who like to learn, grow and find joy in their crafts. Continue reading
Find the joy TODAY in what you’re doing, even if it’s restocking a shelf or mailing books [raises hand] because YOU are responsible for discovering joy wherever it’s hiding. Life is terminal. Continue reading
I just felt insanely tired. I know this feeling – a special weak-in-the-bones kind of tiredness, so I crossed my fingers that it wasn’t what I thought. Continue reading
I did a good amount of ripping out before I realized that no matter HOW carefully I set my tension, the yarn was just going to pout every now and then. And garter can be unforgiving sometimes… Continue reading
Max has written his dvar Torah – the speech he’ll give about a section of his portion that resonates with him. Family and friends are flying in from out of town, a band has been hired, food is being prepared. But I wanted to do something more personal to show Max how proud I am of him. So I knit him a tallit. Continue reading