Three new books are now available from Storey Publishing. They cover crochet, quilting, and spinning. Without further ado, let's jump in. This is a very long post. Please click to jump straight to the quilt or spinning books. Crochet Taxidermy : 30 Quirky Animal Projects, from Mouse to Moose by … [Read more...] about 3 new book reviews: crochet, quilting, & spinning
A good friend received a new spinning wheel yesterday and asked me for some advice this morning. I sent her to links of posts I've written, other useful articles, and we found an online class that she'll start with. Tonight as I took five minutes to spindle and to keep up my … [Read more...] about a quick tip for spinning, knitting, crochet, weaving … life
In today's hyper-connected-media-saturated world, we're faced with constant demands for our attention. I find it important for my creativity and mental health to take time away from the allure of constant media consumption, especially social media. Whether it's a sabbatical for a weekend or only a … [Read more...] about quick tip for balance and focus
I seem to have caught spring startitis: I want to start and work on all the projects right now. Some projects are zooming along, others have fits and starts as I work through design challenges. I seem also to have neglected to take many photos lately. Today was rainy, dark, and grey so I didn't get … [Read more...] about current projects, april edition
There's something magical that happens after participating in Spinzilla. It's not only the nice sized donation made to NAMP, but the result of spinning regularly over the course of the event. All during that special week you spin more than you ever have before ... and when it's all over you find … [Read more...] about #tuesdaysareforspinning
Spinzilla starts tomorrow October 5th and runs through the 11th. If you are spinning, good luck and have fun! I won't get a chance to start spinning for team Happy Fuzzy Yarn before Tuesday night*, but I thought I'd put together an updated post of spinning resources as it's been a year since my … [Read more...] about Spinzilla!