Maine Fiber Frolic 2017 Poster
MOFGA Common Ground Fair Poster

New Booth – finishing touches

For lack of a local place to buy cheap fabric, I went to Walmart. The kittens had to go back to the shelter for their shots and Walmart is close by. Really don’t like to shop there, however, we need some curtains for the new booth set up and I’m kicking myself for leaving it so late. I got lucky! I checked out the curtain        [….read more]

Columbus Day Open House

Here's Nina milking one of her goats…they're just the sweetest girls an their milk is YUM!

Our local craft guild had their annual open house today. I had to clean up and organize the yarn & rovings in the studio which is always a good thing and I had to bake -ugh! I’m not a baker…hate making cookies. But I made some pumpkin spice        [….read more]

Rhinebeck Rush!

That’s what it says on the outside of the box that just went to the mill for roving. This colorway is… big breath…this is SO outside my comfort zone and anyone who knows me will be very surprized…the earthy green base with raspberry and orange/salmon accents. I wish I could say that I’m confident. I did a test on my small drum carder as I        [….read more]

Big Fleece!

Emily shearing a white lamb

Emily sheared Bubba and another few lambs. She’s starting to get a cute little baby belly but as always she moved fluidly through the shearing. Ah — to be young! That light fawn alpaca I found at Common Ground is going to be blended with some white lamb fleece…yum! And Bubba’s fleece weighed 15 pounds! It’s long and a        [….read more]

Feline Fever

(LtoR) Hermes & Hera

Our friend, Jocelyn, who also happens to be a feline supermom, told us that the shelter is having a 2for sale on kitties. Jim has really been wanting a cat (or 2) but I’ve been resisting because it’s going to mean another thing for me to do…clean the box on a daily basis…at least until the great outdoors becomes the        [….read more]