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Changes (Turn and Face the Strange)

I was told a few weeks ago that change can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be a bad thing. I’ve been working on making that a mantra. There have been some of changes happening, personal and professional, in my life. They seem to be occurring all at once, and due to some feelings… Continue reading Changes (Turn and Face the Strange)

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Getting Back to It

It’s my day off from work today, and I’ve been doing some eco printing at home and listening to some Johnny Cash. It’s been a long, long time since I’ve pulled my dye pots out from the cabinet. Our apartment smells like eucalyptus, and I am basking in it. I’m pretty sure eucalyptus is my… Continue reading Getting Back to It

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As Promised: Stiches West 2016 Photos

Stitches is not for weakhearted fiber lovers. There was just so much to gawk at that I totally lost track of time. The plan was for Danny to drop me off at the Santa Clara Convention Center at around 10:30am on Saturday to shop for about two hours and then pick me up at 12:30pm to… Continue reading As Promised: Stiches West 2016 Photos

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Stitches West 2016: Yarn, Yarn, and Yarn. Oh my.

My very first visit to Stitches West was amazing. Not to mention, incredibly overwhelming. I’ll start with the Mastering Mosaics class that I took with Edie Eckman. It was a fun and very informative workshop to introduce folks to the wonderful world of mosaic knitting, which is a colorwork technique that utilizes slipped stitches to… Continue reading Stitches West 2016: Yarn, Yarn, and Yarn. Oh my.