Tag Archives: DIY

bubble gum bag

i am not usually into super bright colors, but i fell in love with these yarns when i first laid eyes on them.  pixie dust in azalea bloom and maharani silk in firework from Knit Collage.  these are amazing handspun … Continue reading

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Anzula love

one of the projects that took the longest was a random inspiration i had.  i LOVE Anzula, they have great yarn, but i usually can’t get past the fiber.  for me, yarn seems to take half the fun out of … Continue reading

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TNNA

what a packed few months it has been preparing for TNNA (The National Needleworks Association trade show).  i will be posting projects that i did for TNNA in posts to come, but here are some pictures of the booth.  the … Continue reading

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what do you know!

irene just featured the Auroa Earth 8/2 cotton that i used in my blog! there are tons of beautiful colors, i had a hard time choosing.  kate (my co-worker) and i went round and round about the color choices until … Continue reading

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first set of handwoven dishtowels

yes, i am a weaver, and this is the first time i have attempted hand towels.  it is a common thing for most weavers to have under their belt, but i just now got around to it.  i started with … Continue reading

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cotton candy seedling

my friend Cheryl at Recycled Lamb undertook a great project!  the Denver Art Museum is doing a new permanent textile display, featuring spinning, weaving, felting, etc.  they will have their own little “pods” and in the spinning pod, they wanted … Continue reading

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fire and ice

this is one of my favorite spinning techniques right now- thick and thin plied with a thin in the warp and a thin yarn in the weft. i think i did the same technique on my “thanksgiving scarf” and wanted … Continue reading

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