Fiber Journeys

In September, I was fortunate enough to take my first fiber dyeing workshop. We dyed cellulose (think cotton, tencel) fibers and fabric. Our site was a Russian Orthodox Church that is now being renovated by a young couple with a lot of energy. Next, came a trip-of-a-lifetime to New Zealand. What a beautiful country. Being … More Fiber Journeys

Loyalhannon Spinners

It’s been way too long since I made a post. Guess I’ve been busy. Actually, I’ve been working on weaving projects for holiday gifts. I’d love to share pictures, but I’d better wait until the gifts are given, just in case the people receiving them are following the blog (and I know some of you … More Loyalhannon Spinners


In the last post, about totem poles, I said that I try to pay attention to recurring themes. Today, I made another connection.   This is the statue called “Vulcan” that looks down from Red Mountain in Birmingham, Alabama. Here’s “The Keeper of the Plains” statue in Wichita, Kansas. Two iconic statues that have crossed my … More Connections

Totem Poles

This summer I’ve encountered several totem poles. When there’s a recurring theme, I’ve learned to pay attention to it. I’m not sure what it means, except that I have enjoyed my encounters and will enjoy exploring other connections. Here is the totem pole that stands outside the Mid-America All Indian Center in Wichita, Kansas. This … More Totem Poles

Quick Post

its been too long since I’ve posted. Life and the Tour de Fleece have kept me busy. Visited the All-Indian Center in Wichita, Kansas again today. It’s such a peaceful place. I took my spinning and sat in the lobby happily spinning to some lovely Native American music. They have a couple of patches of … More Quick Post