Monthly Archives: June 2012

Natural Dyeing – Varigations in Skeins

Okay, I know I promised more blog posts than this, but the end of the school year is just running us crazy!!  There was the Community Family Run track meet at the end of the track program . . . … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing – Indigo Is Magic!! – And Oh So Cool!!

Okay, can you tell that I am excited about Indigo? Lets admit it – I am an old hippie who grew up in and stayed ensconced in the blue jean era.  I live in blue jeans when I am not … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Mom’s Banana Nut Bread

Banana bread was a staple in our family just because there always seemed to be some overripe bananas around that had to be used and what better way to use them up than in a tasty banana nut bread. Here … Continue reading

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Hawk Studio – Belt Pouch with Cool Button

Okay, I lost Chip again.  Luckily I still have pictures in the camera of work he has done that I haven’t shown you – and this one is a favorite because of the addition of a Lundegaard Armory button closure. … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing – 80% Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon Show And Tell

This past weekend I went to a spinning class (Yay!!!) and continued to skein yarn but did not do anymore dyeing – so this week is another show and tell of what is done. One of my favorite bases is … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Markus Made A Cool Owl

Things have been a little busy lately on the yarn front – I have been tagging and re-skeining and inventorying my dyed yarns to be ready for the next show – so my project work has not been making much … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Aunt Fran’s Chocolate Cake

There are some things that you taste that just taste of childhood.  The taste is so familiar – so a part of your life that it defines a part of it.  One of those tastes for me is the taste … Continue reading

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