Family Traditions

As we head into the holiday season, I’ve been thinking about family traditions. In my short time spinning and weaving, I’ve enjoyed exploring patterns and techniques that have been passed down from generation to generation around the world. Most recently, the rug that I wove from handspun churro fleeces  tapped into the Native American traditions. … More Family Traditions

Being Inspired

In the middle of May, my spinning guild once again participated in a fleece-to-shawl competition at the Waynesburg Fiber Festival. This year, we chose a theme based on the book series and TV shows “Outlander.” The Scottish highlands are very inspiring to me, as is this series. We dressed our display in all things Scottish, … More Being Inspired

The Archiver

I’ve been doing my annual scrapbooks and one for our trip to Alaska last Fall. As I do these projects, I’m asking myself “why?” I’ve found that when I do something as a routine event, I want to ask myself why, so that I’m sure that I’m doing it for a valid and current reason. … More The Archiver