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Fibershed Wool Symposium 2016

Last Saturday, Danny and I ventured out once again to Point Reyes, one of our favorite, local daytrip getaways, which is a little over an hour from home. This time we headed up that way to attend the 2016 Wool Symposium, hosted by Fibershed. This was my second year going to the symposium, and I… Continue reading Fibershed Wool Symposium 2016

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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

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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

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Woolly Preparations and Experiments

I think now would be a good time for some woolly updates, eh? You might be wondering what has become of my beloved three fleeces so far? Well, guess what? I now have two out of three CLEAN fleeces. One is already dry and stored away, and the second one is currently drying on the rack.… Continue reading Woolly Preparations and Experiments