It was the best of times, it was the worst of times

 The wedding is coming.  We are leaving in a week. There was Maggie's dress and it was great.  And she looks so pretty in it. And I wanted to make myself a dress.  I shopped for dresses and there were several problems in the stores.  First, so...

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Weaving, Touring and Sewing Lavender

Updates I found something to entertain little Buster when he's at the shop with me. He love weaving on this little Cricket Loom.  Wants one of his very own.He's been working on this scarf made with the yarn that comes with the loom.  He's doing very...

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It’s Romney.

Romney makes me happy.   It has lovely crimp, it is shiny and shiny and also shiny, It can be fluffy if you want it to and smooth if you want it to.  I like it mostly for outerwear but, with the right fleece, it can be good for next to skin wear.  There...

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Two Weeks

This year has been a whirlwind so far and the last two weeks just continued the crazy busy.   I'm writing this post from my comfortable bed and that's were several of the photos were taken just moments ago.  But I can't wait any longer to tell you what's...

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Babies

Anne Field was here and she was delightful and full of things to teach us.  But I didn't bring the camera home and so I am distracting you with photos of sheep.  I went to pick up some Southdown fleeces and while I was there I went to look at the new...

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Black Welsh Mountain

So over the weekend I worked on some samples spun from Black Welsh Mountain wool.  First I will just say that every time I spin samples, no matter how many I spin I always have questions and want to try something else. All of the samples have been carded and then...

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The Great Tool Bag Search

 Deb Robson's video has had a huge effect on me and when I grow up I want to be just like her.At the beginning of the video she shows us her tool kit and it was genius.  I began right away to search for a container that would work for me and my spinning...

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New Bags and New Majacraft Design

 Today we got the bags!   Theses bags are made of a good canvas with the cute sheep.  I love them.  All the people who will be attending the Spring Retreat get one of these to hold all the fiber I will be flinging at them.  the others will be...

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So a few weeks ago….

...I was on the Twitter (yes, I call it THE Twitter, makes Chelsea crazy) and someone posted that Sara Lamb had set up an Etsy Shop.  I was right there to check it out and I found this bag.Handspun Silk. Painted Warps. Hand Woven. All of those fringes Hand...

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