Monthly Archives: May 2008

We Hereby Interrupt This Silent Blog…

to say how wonderful it is to have friends from around the world sending the loveliest Fabric Post Cards for my birthday!  I turned 60 … ooww wah… last week and what a time it has been… I cannot tell … Continue reading

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Spindling the Roving

I put together 3 new spindles to spin my hand painted mixed wool top.  I love the way it is so easy to spin the much smaller yarn.  I really would have preferred the speed that I get with the … Continue reading

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Painting My Wool

I jumped off into the world of painted wool a few days ago…hooked…instantly.  I used Kool Aid for the dye and had saved several of my hair color bottles… made perfect little bottles of color.  This time I used the … Continue reading

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