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Zero Waste (Awesome) Fashion

It’s been kind of a sluggish week creatively for me. I didn’t really get much done, except for a few sprinkled hours of knitting here and there. Craving a bit of inspiration, I am looking back and remembering a fascinating talk I attended earlier this year at the de Young Museum. The lecturer was Holly McQuillan, a fashion… Continue reading Zero Waste (Awesome) Fashion

art · Creativity · dye · Felting · Fun · Yarn

Fiber Workshops Galore

Oh, where to begin? The past two weeks have been chock full of local fiber crafting goodness. Last Wednesday I hopped on the bus from downtown to the Patagonia store on North Point in SF, where Rebecca Burgess of Fibershed gave a free short talk on local sustainable carbon farming followed by a natural dye workshop.… Continue reading Fiber Workshops Galore

Creativity · Felting · Fun · Photos

Feltastic Nuno Felting Workshop

I got some great shots from Saturday’s  nuno felting workshop with Jonatha (aka She Was No Ordinary Knitter) at Hand-Made Studio. There were four of us in the class, and I LOVE how daring and experimental folks were as we learned to “paint” dyed Merino fiber onto sheer silk fabric. We had a blast. Just… Continue reading Feltastic Nuno Felting Workshop