John C Campbell; A Week of Heaven in the Mountains
This July I spent a week teaching at the magical John C Campbell Folk School. Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, it’s a creative hotspot for everyone who attends.
Lake Coast fun at Michigan Fiber Festival
It was so much fun returning to my beloved Lake Michigan coast for the Michigan Fiber Festival, last month. Though I may be on the other side of The Lake from Sweet Home Chicago, the Midwest love didn’t fail.
Yarn for the Sake of Yarn- SPINZILLA Blogtour
The entire idea of Spinzilla is to spin as much yarn as you can in a week. That’s pretty much my entire Fall, when I’m preparing for Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair!! So how do you go about doing that? Spinning lots or yarn fast- no projects in mind, just yarn for the sake of just […]
New Year- New Fun!
Here it is, already 2015. I am amazed at how fast 2014 flew by.. until I look and see how much “flying” I really did! Wow- I taught in New Zealand, Florida, Atlanta, Maryland, Connecticut, Maine, Chicago, Quebec, Norway, Rhinebeck, SAFF, Texas….. What a year it was!!! And 2015 is already shaping up to be […]
My Norwegian Adventure- with Moose!
Norway! One of the best parts of my “job” is having the opportunities to travel. Before the madness of the Fall season settled in, I was thrilled to be able to teach at a wonderful spinning retreat in Lillehammer Norway.
Stitches Midwest- Otherwise Known as Twirling with the Stev(ph)ens
Stitches Midwest is always a blast! This year was no less so since we were joined by the sparkly crew from StevenBe!
New Stuff Brewing!
It’s hard to believe the air has turned and kisses of Autumn are starting to appear! It feels like yesterday I was iced into Winter! It’s been a whirlwind Summer and I’m working on a couple “in review” posts.. but in the meantime there are lots of new things brewing for the Fall!
Another Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival behind us…
Ah Maryland Sheep and Wool. It’s that festival we all love and hate at the same time. SO good to see friends, pet sheep, drool over fleeces.. but NEVER enough money to buy all the pretty, yarny, shiny things we want to fill our studios and stashes!! This year was no different…