Category Archives: Fiber Preparation

One Million Hits.. How Can I Ever Thank You? !

  A SALUTE TO YOU! Sometime this evening or late tonight, this blog will have its ONE MILLIONth hit.  I have to say that I am overwhelmed with gratitude for all of you who have visited over the nearly 5 … Continue reading

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Hopefully Heather

I knew the mystery roving of yesterday had felted a little… but when I started working with it last night it was not anywhere as bad as I thought it was going to be.   As it turns out, there was … Continue reading

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Red River Fiber Arts and Kool Aid Dyeing

Yesterday a few of “us girls” from the RRFA  gathered at my house and we had a “Dye In”… ;o) I had some Blue Faced Leicester spun up and some mystery wool roving so we proceeded to dye it. What … Continue reading

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Apple Leef Farm… Second Saturday Spin-In Day! (free patterns)

This time last Saturday I was on my way to Van Alstyne, TX with my friend Pat.  It was my first time to attend a spin-in and the first time to Apple Leef Farm.  What a lovely day!  I had … Continue reading

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Free Quilt Patterns.com, Crafty Diversions.com, My Tablet Weaving and SAFF

Thought I would drop in and let everyone know that Free Quilt Patterns.com has some new quilt patterns on their awesome site of hundred or more free quilt patterns…   I’m using the little snowman clipart to remind myself that … Continue reading

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Please Get Permission….

I have put several free patterns that were created by me  up on this site.  They were uploaded with the thought in mind that others might like to use them.  If they are  used  for personal use… that’s great.  If they are … Continue reading

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Snail/Mushroom Quilt Block

I’ve been working at coming up with a quilt block using my signature snail drawing.  (At least that’s what one of my sons calls it..lol   He says I drew this snail 30 years ago and never quit… ;o)  I taped … Continue reading

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