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Posts from the ‘Fiber Musings’ Category

Preview my NEW Craftsy Class!

I can’t believe it’s just a couple weeks until the launch date of my new Craftsy class, Fiber Preparations for Spinning ( though it’s for felters and weavers too!)
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#EpicThings 1 and 2!! Interweave Videos are Coming!!

I know I have been quiet over the last couple of months. I have been hinting at some pretty #epicthings happening here, behind the scenes.  I’ve talked about the process to build the addition that will be my studio…  and now I can announce 2 of the biggest- my first INTERWEAVE PRESS VIDEOS!!!
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Yarn for the Sake of Yarn- SPINZILLA Blogtour

The entire idea of Spinzilla is to spin as much yarn as you can in a week.  That’s pretty much my entire Fall, when I’m preparing for Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair!! So how do you go about doing that? Spinning lots or yarn fast- no projects in mind, just yarn for the sake of just yarn!

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Summer Flavors- My Mom’s Pesto.

One of my most favorite things is my Mom’s pesto.  I remember loving it as a little kid, helping her pick the basil and eating it so often.  I’ve been told that I was asked what we were having for Thanksgiving, and I responded with, “Spaghetti with Green Leaves Sauce”.  When my teachers called my parent to inquire what horrific thing they were feeding me, my mother laughed and explained, though also telling her we were indeed having Turkey.
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Spring Grilling! Lamb Burgers with Mint Pistachio Pesto

One of the hardest things about winter is the lack of fresh herbs.. and the cold days.. and endless grey.. and the cold nights.. OH whatever, It was a hard winter, and I’m so excited the sun is warm and it’s grilling season!!  This is one of our favorites!
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