Thursday, March 29, 2012


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Sunday, March 25, 2012

more, more, more…How do you like it?

The bottom hat, black with grey cotton, was a commission. I may do a few  more in this style, I like it.

The Blue marl piece is all cashmere, stranded and lacey on top.

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Saturday, March 24, 2012

Spring Hat Action

with more on the way!
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Friday, March 09, 2012

playing again with painted warp


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ok, so I am going to see what I can sew out of this piece….and I am weaving more now. Same warp, more saori. I really did not enjoy the pattern straight but I like throwing it in periodically along with some roving, yarn bits, and clasped weft.

I also tried some different treadling patterns. The warp is drafted as 1-2-1-4-3-4, which I think is Bird’s Eye. I used various warps and will Never Again use NZ Wool. It was bloody awful. Sticky and breaky. My achy breaky warp. Moving right along….when this warp is woven, I am selling this HD loom to a friend and starting up with a Burnhams Loom, bigger and hopefully better.

I’ll post pics.

Saturday, March 03, 2012

Just Felt like it.

I received some fabulous new hats from Abhaya Fibers and wanted to embellish them immediately. I love how she structured these top two hats, they are the perfect canvas for needle felting and embroidery. I have so many ideas of what else to add into them and play with! Feathers, more beads, vintage buttons…ribbons and bows, bits and bobs….crocheted leaves, roving and locks, (well those are already  in use!)
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Thursday, March 01, 2012

This just in…

I just received a shipment from Frabjous Fibers which included the most yummy Banana Silk and Sari Silk Ribbon, as well as Peace Silk, which is humanely cultivated so as not to harm the silk worms in the process. They get to have a life before the silk is harvested, they can fly free…

We also got a ton of wonderful felted bags and embellishment/pins as well, all made by a fair trade women’s cooperative. It so much color in one place I can’t stand it!!

Just some of the new pins! I want them all to be Mine!

More photos to follow soon!