While most of my planning and goal setting happens in the autumn, I often use the new calendar year as a time to make small changes for my business. This year’s shift is to meet the modest goal of flexibility and finding new ways to adapt during this continued and prolonged period of change and … [Read more...] about Hello, again, world.
It's that time of year—you want to support your favorite makers and organizations during the holiday season. This year's edition of this post is a revised and recycled regift. I'm cleaning up and revising all the posts I've written about this topic over the years and updating for the new world we … [Read more...] about Gifts for creative individuals
It's autumn and that means the fall sheep & wool festival season. These events are fun for the entire family but can be overwhelming the first time (and ever after). As we know, the pandemic has changed … everything. Some events have opted to go completely online, others are in-person, and a … [Read more...] about preparing for sheep and wool
I'm always curious about origin stories. In my work helping clients with their solo and microbusinesses, I know that customers want to know about how a business began. These stories are part of us, and for many, they are a challenge to pause and share. I realized I've never shared my … [Read more...] about a very good place to start
I hope this post finds you and yours well as we begin to understand our “new normal.” We adapt. We mourn. We celebrate. We wash our hands. While I (once again) haven't been consistent in writing here, I've been working with yarn and fiber. Some days I work on designs with intricate details that … [Read more...] about Working with Anzula’s Yarns
Instead of writing here, the time that I normally set aside for this has been devoted instead to swatching. Here's the resulting pile of some of what I've worked up over the past several weeks: This includes yarns from Anzula, Artyarns, Lorna's Laces, Oink Pigments, and Yarn Over New York. … [Read more...] about swatching & schedule