Category Archives: Spinning

A gift of love

For a decade now I have been offering my siblings a handwoven 50th birthday present. Yes they all got gifts in the 80s and then most of them got handwoven wedding gifts and baby blankets, but half century birthdays are … Continue reading

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Spring

In between the spring rains that we so desperately need in CA, I’ve managed to get a few shots in my garden. Some of the color is my work and some is Mother Nature’s.     After a very long … Continue reading

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Be Prepared

As a former Girl Scout I’m feeling some internal conflict between that voice that keeps reminding me to “Be Prepared” and my current efforts to simplify my life. GF and I are vacationing on Orcas Island, one of the San … Continue reading

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For the love of the craft: Pass it on!

What’s the difference between knitting and weaving? How is yarn made? How do you get colorful clothing from white sheep and bolls of cotton? I love teaching children about weaving and spinning and my weaving guild often does presentations in … Continue reading

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My sweet wheel

Ashford Traveler. My first wheel has given me many hours of pleasure

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