Tag Archives: spinning

A Busy Guild Social

At my guild, Ottawa Valley Weavers’ and Spinners’ we have a large formal meeting with a program on the first Monday of the month and on all the other Mondays we have a casual social night. bring your wheel or knitting … Continue reading

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Makers Faire

Last weekend we did a demo at the makers fair.  It was the busiest dem I have ever done.  Next year we will take more people. Almost 6000 adult ticket were sold. Children were free. My voice was almost gone … Continue reading

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Last weekend was a Demo at the Carp fair

This was another great demo weekend. It was cool to start and we got to wear our wool. Later we added it to the display. It was lovely and sunny. I was doing beads again and spinning on my drop … Continue reading

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Nuno Felt Scarves and Some Yarn

I managed to get  couple more scarves done this week. I forgot to get shots of them before I wet them but here they are finished and drying. I lightened them so they are more the colour they will be when … Continue reading

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I am Getting a New Drop Spindle.

There is a lady in my guild, Laurie, that make fabulous resin drop spindles.  I was very tempted at our guild sale to get one but couldn’t decide and most were top whorl. You can see individual pictures on her etsy … Continue reading

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Art Therapy, Roving and Wet Felting Class

A while ago, I was telling you about an art therapy wet felting workshop I was going to be involved with, and showed you some of the wool, fabrics and fibres which were generously donated for it. The first workshop … Continue reading

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Twist Fibre Festival

This last week end was the Twist Fibre Festival in Saint-André-Avellin, Quebec. Two friends of mine and I shared two booths. I am going to show you our booth in this post and the rest of the show in the next one. … Continue reading

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