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Fragile Threads

I didn’t post about an annual event that enriches my life, in part because I am not sure about sharing photos. This month, for the third year I joined a dedicated group of volunteers at Camp Sunshine , a weekend sleep … Continue reading

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How I spent my summer vacation

It is well established that The Good Weaver and The Good Knitter plan their projects completely, do sampling to check their plans, actually follow their plans and then write up their notes and file them away with their samples. Sadly … Continue reading

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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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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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