What a delightful surprise! Who should come to visit us in the booth at OFFF but Hazel Rose herself! She brought her parents, of course, and we were happy to meet them as well. Hazel was not named after myself and my sister Rosy but I think we are still going to adopt her! She [...]
Monthly Archive for September, 2009
We had a new wheel cover made for the 5th wheel. If you see this heading north on I-5 You’ll know it’s us on our way to Canby, Oregon and the Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival. It’s going to be a lot of fibering fun! Talked Sis into going with us, which was very clever [...]
I got the urge to bake cookies today! Must be a sign of fall! Can’t remember the last time my kitchen smelled like cinnamon and ginger! Himself has tested and tested to be sure they were safe to eat and it seems they are. I got this recipe on StumbleUpon, the first really useful thing [...]
It really is fall!!! :O Are we ready? Dunno about you but I don’t think we ever are. The asters are pretty, tho, aren’t they? We’re making looms. If you are going to be at OFFF in Canby this month or Lambtown in Dixon next month, do come see us! We’ll be there!
We’ve had a rather noisy week. Today it finally got on my nerves and I went out and got a picture of this guy in the old cedar off the kitchen porch, raising a loud & rather shrill racket. I could not see the problem until my Robin (the cat version) wandered over and rubbed [...]
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I got the loom warped and am weaving the rag rugs from grandmother’s old double knit pants. I had to re-cut the strips as I found the first ones I used were about twice as wide as they ought to be. That slowed things down and what with this and that, I am just not [...]
The new issue of Piecework had an article on Looping, a historical method of making fabric. I had to try it, of course. I used cotton yarn and made this little bag for my spinning wheel oil. It was easy, but the stitches being small, it took longer to make than knitting the same thing [...]