Tag Archives: spinning

Spinning at the Medieval Fair.

Last Sunday I went to the medieval for to be part of the demo at our local Medieval fair. It is always fun. Here I am spinnign some of the rolags I told you about in this post. It looks like … Continue reading

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Busy Busy

Hi folks I am a day late without even knowing it. Things around here have been busy. Saturdays are Farmers Market for us and that means Fridays are baking days; bread, butter tarts, lemon tarts, gingerbread cake, rhubarb cake, chocolate … Continue reading

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Spinning mostly

I haven’t been felting much lately, other than teaching, but I have been doing some spinning. I borrowed a friends blending board to try making some fancy rolags to spin from. I used 2 shades of orange, a purple wool, some silk … Continue reading

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Different Weavings

I took a couple of my pencil roving mats, and some pencil roving waste,  to the Well Being centre a couple of weeks ago. We were talking about plaid and checks, and I’d mentioned the pencil roving waste and how … Continue reading

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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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