Using My Own Yarn, Yeah!

I was finally able to use my own yarn in a project this weekend and I really enjoyed it. The final piece is not my favorite, but it has some interesting qualities and I think I can figure out a way to move forward with this style if I want to. I am not sure yet, but it was super fun to use my own ...

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3 Weeks of Spinning

Things are moving right along with my spinning wheel. I have been solely focused on that for 3 weeks now. I did probably 10 full skeins of a variety of techniques in the cheap cream fibers that I purchased originally and in the meantime all of my colored fibers have arrived. This week I finally ...

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Fine, I’ill just do it myself

Still totally addicted to embroidery with yarn, yep totally my thing. BUT I had been trying to get some unique yarns called "Art Yarns" from other makers, but they were constantly sold out. What? No fun yarns for me? Heck no, that will not do. I am a problem solver. If I can't get them, then ...

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Oh Crap, arm pain!

I hit a tiny, tiny bump in the road on my embroidery journey. Just when I felt like I my style was coming into focus, my arm is in wicked pain! Apparently, my embroidery was putting strain on my arm muscles and causing me numbness and pain. The issue was trying to work heavy yarn through the ...

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New Work

My experiments with yarn have been both challenging and amazing. Texture is definitely my new best friend. I really enjoy selecting various yarn colors & weights to create interesting & balanced compositions. As far as subjects, I have settled on detailed figures or portrait style imagery ...

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