Wow, this month really got away from me. Last month I mean. See my point? There has been a normal amount of crafting, though it isn’t going to look like it. At least I can say I started most of those things I told you about last post. Weaving I got really rolling on my … More November Check-In: It's Winter
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. If I felt tentative and insecure about the first singles I spun for this study (below at left), I felt much more comfortable with the energized singles … More 17 of 51 Yarns: Energized Singles
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. Ok, here I am, catching up! As I mentioned at the end of last month, I did manage to spin the September assignment in our spin-along. However, … More 15 of 51 Yarns: Soft Singles
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?
This post is (also) part of a spin-along through 51 Yarns by Jacey Boggs Faulkner, in the Wool n’ Spinning community. Scroll down to the “Spinning” header for that content. For other posts in this series, check here. Are you ready for this? This is going to be a drive-by of a post. How many … More August Check-In: New home! And Yarn 14