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Long line of Makers of things

Long line of Makers of things

I come from a long line of makers of things and I am very thankful for that- probably many  of you do if you looked back at your ancestors. It was once done out of necessity , now, thankfully in many places, it is done out of the love of making- whether it be fiber...
Winding down to gear up!

Winding down to gear up!

After a whirlwind of activity from Thanksgiving to after the New Year it is time to wind down and settle on the buisness at hand. We absolutely LOVE the activity and the chance to spend so much time with our family, but things do tend to get put on the back burner, as...
New Year, New Goals

New Year, New Goals

    The current goal is to be a wee bit more attentive to my ETSY hooking site this year. It has all been a learning curve for me, but I am welcoming this challenge. Armed with a new computer from my husband, a work space that is off the beaten path and new...
Checking in

Checking in

Last week while I was home dying wool I had a call from my daughter. ” I think something is happening “. “Ok, I’ll change and head down.” I quickly looked at the wool that was in 2 different pots. I had been trying to dye some blues of...
Beginnings of a series

Beginnings of a series

This is the first of a series of 3 pieces. There will be a full sized rug along with 2 pillows. The squirrel will be paddling with a chipmunk holding an umbrella on the full rug. The second pillow will be a  chipmunk and the other half of the canoe. I think it will...
60 is the new 59

60 is the new 59

Today I start a new chapter, a new time to work on what brings me joy, be creative, mindful and deliberate. Let’s see how I do! Keep me honest , ask questions and be curious about this heritage craft that I am trying to keep alive. This is a work in progress....