This summer I’ve been working on pieces for the Asheville Reef, a spin-off (no pun intended) of the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef created by the Wertheim sisters of the Institute for Figuring. It’s wonderfully organic and free-form…not your grandma’s crochet!
When I started spinning 3 years ago, I was enchanted by the creative spirit of Lexi Boeger, also known as Pluckyfluff. While I needed to develop my basic skills before attempting her wild and crazy style, she was my spinning hero. In the middle of the night when I couldn’t sleep, I’d read her blog … More Introducing Spindoll Art Yarns
August 2-8 was my debut as a teacher at the John Campbell Folk School, and it couldn’t have been more fun! We had a class of 5 students making brightly colored silk paper…each an artist in her own right, enthused to learn a new medium, make unique work, and have some laughs in the process. … More Luminous Paper at the Folk School
I’ve been wanting to go to a fleece and fiber festival since last December when I realized I’ve become a fiber addict. I made a list of all of the ones I could find on the internet, then read about them on blogs and in magazines. The Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival sounded like the … More MSWF – where the sheep aren’t nervous