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Posts tagged ‘yarn’

John C Campbell; A Week of Heaven in the Mountains

This July I spent a week teaching at the magical John C Campbell Folk School.  Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, it’s a creative hotspot for everyone who attends.
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Uninhibited Exploration-Kids and SAORI

Last week I had the opportunity to assist my friend and mentor, Chiaki O’Brien, teaching SAORI weaving to K-5th graders, at the Blake School just outside Minneapolis.  To say it was an inspirational week is an understatement.
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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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A Summer of Workshops- CT, ME and Quebec!

I’m having a hard time believing that it is really November 6!! The summer is gone. The leaves have started to turn and the air is crisp! I’m even a year older!  It was a whirlwind of a summer because I taught every month in a different place! Read more

Starting 2014 with Inspiration- Journey to the Golden Fleece

There is something special happening right now.  The Journey to the Golden Fleece is a creative challenge, it’s an art journal exercise with fiber as a medium,  and it’s designed to expand your internal horizons and your fiber knowledge.
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