Beautiful Arrangements

A few weeks ago, my sisters, my daughter and I had our second annual celebration at Hurd Orchards. We had a really delicious lunch, made on site from fruits any veggies grown on the farm, with everything from salad to mini muffins, applesauce to quiche, finished with a wonderful cheesecake.

Each of the tables […]

Rubbery Disaster

Like many dog owners, when I leave the house I leave my little dog with a filled kong toy to entertain him for a while. In fact, we have this game where I tie it in a bandana and hide it before I leave so he has to go search for it.

I have […]

Latest Handwoven Rayon Scarves

This is the last batch of scarves woven before my show this weekend. These scarves are made from handpainted Tencel rayon in a color blend called Pond. The top scarf has the same variegated weft and warp, and I wove it in a tabby weave.

For the next two scarves I used a solid dark […]

Handwoven Shawls

I know it’s only August, but out here in the sticks our evenings are already getting chilly. Fall is in the air at night, and sometimes even during the day. So I figured it was time to weave some more shawls. Since summer will last another month, I didn’t want to make anything too heavy […]

My, Daddy, What Long Legs You Have!

For reasons that are beyond me, it’s apparently daddy long legs season here in the sticks. Suddenly they’re everywhere.

Although I don’t really like them, I don’t hate them. I just don’t want to have to deal with them every time I turn around. This is what I’m used to seeing. A tiny body and […]