I’d gotten so into the habit of looking forward to writing this post that it didn’t even occur to me yesterday to write it. One guess as to why: That accounts for yesterday’s distraction, but this counts for the whole month’s distraction: Homemaking Our sea can arrived about mid-month. We have been unloading it in … More October Check-In: Moving In Continues
My second weaving project is done! In this episode I focus on my planning process, going from a color gamp sample to finished pillows. The stripes appear random, but they are actually the name of our new home in Morse Code. The blue background says “Kangi&iniq,” the Inuktitut name for Rankin Inlet, and the purple … More A Priest Crafts: S2 Episode 2: Morse Code Thanks
This post is part of a spin-along through 51 Yarns by Jacey Boggs Faulkner, in the Wool n’ Spinning community. For other posts in this series, check here. Oh my, was this yarn ever fun. (As an aside, have you noticed kids using the word “ever” to mean “very”? Or is that just up here?) … More 16 of 51 Yarns: Thick and Thin Singles
I finally got around to making another video! With the weaving bug, the video bug came back. Since I’m starting a new learning process, how fun would it be to document that journey with some videos? I’ve gotten lots of joy in recent years from crafting podcasters, so for me to share my process by … More A Priest Crafts: Season 2, Episode 1: Beginning to Weave
Oh my, what a month! I am lying in bed today, recovering from food poisoning and a nasty travel day. That was the only negative part of an otherwise very blessed week I just spent in Iqaluit. That’s a long story I’m not ready to share yet, but I do have lots of unfinished projects … More September Check-In: Unfinished
There’s nothing like a commission from my kid! Paid in laundry folding, of course. It started with N asking if I could weave a ballerina. “Maybe… can you show me what pose you want the ballerina to be doing?” Well… I think I can do that! What followed was some sketching, and some discussion of … More Collaboration
I have been gripped by weaver fever. I talked a little bit in last months round up about how I was graciously loaned a tapestry loom by a new friend. Not content to be limited to tapestry weaving, I watched this super helpful video from Ashford about getting started with rigid heddle weaving, and hacked … More Why Am I Weaving?