Monthly Archives: December 2011

Hawk Studio – The Next Generation Is On It’s Way

Tonight I don’t have any of Chip’s work to show you. Nope.  Nothing. Tonight it is all about Markus. Markus has been very busy working with Chip, learning skills – like woodburning – so he could start working with Chip … Continue reading

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Yarns To Dye For

Okay, if you are someone who watches my blog, you will have seen that am slowly building a library of books on using natural dyes to dye yarn.   While I love the colors and the results of using acid based … Continue reading

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Spinning – Moving along

You cannot be in a hurry and be a spinner.  This is not an instant gratification activity.  Hours are spent just teasing the fibers out of the roving to twist into the threads that will one day be a ply … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Everyone’s Been Busy, With A Birthday Thrown In

Where to start. Well, first, Saturday was Jesse’s Birthday.  He’s the one wearing the Happy Birthday hat. Saturday was also the Yuletide Fair at my son’s old school.  Chip’s sister Cindy and our niece and nephew – Kaitlyn and Davey … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Gypsy Soup

This recipe is one of my very favorites and I have made it at least 100 times.  It is from the original Moosewood Cookbook by Mollie Katzen which I bought in the late 70s – probably shortly after it was … Continue reading

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Hawk Studio – In Wood

Chip works in more mediums than just leather.  He is also an accomplished rustic woodworker.  While most of his pieces have been sold, he did have a few still in the house that were cleaned up and brought to the … Continue reading

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