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CA Wool & Fiber Festival 2016

I’ve been in New England for about a week hanging out with the bride-to-be. (She loves her shawl!) The wedding is only 9 days away, and we’ve been crafting hard to create the final touches for the wedding, like favors, decorations, center pieces, and welcome bags. There’s still plenty to do over the course of… Continue reading CA Wool & Fiber Festival 2016

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Whatcha Up To? (Knitting Projects Update)

This post is a little on the longer side to make up for my silence over the past couple of weeks. I’ve just finished packing for my trip to Boston on Saturday. (Oh gosh, that’s tomorrow.) I’ve been running around a little bit squeezing in doctors appointments, last-minute shopping, and a few odd errands before… Continue reading Whatcha Up To? (Knitting Projects Update)

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Back to My Beloved Dye Pots

Oof. It’s been a while since I’ve updated. Time to dive right back in, eh? As I mentioned in my previous post, I spent some time with my parents in Kansas after my granddaddy’s funeral for about a month. While I was there, I dedicated some time to helping my parents sell a few things around… Continue reading Back to My Beloved Dye Pots

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Shetland Wool Sweater Upcycle

Upcycling my own clothes is not something I have a lot of experience with. As a theatrical costume stitcher in my early 20s, I certainly had to alter an array of garments, so the concept is not entirely alien to me. It’s hard not to be inspired by the wonderfully creative upcycling ideas I’ve seen… Continue reading Shetland Wool Sweater Upcycle

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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 Fibershedย gave a free short talk on local sustainable carbon farming followed by a natural dye workshop.… Continue reading Fiber Workshops Galore