September Contest Winner

Yeah, it’s taken me forever to post this. Sorry. Getting ready for 2 shows back to back, one of which requires me to clean my house thoroughly, has kept me really busy. Anyway…

Congratulations to Joyce, the winner of the September contest for the starry earrings! Check out her blog – Joyce takes some amazing […]

Wool Lace on my Counterbalance Loom

After learning how to make lace on my beloved, handmade counterbalance loom, I made handwoven lace scarves in several colors (black, periwinkle, dove gray, and a marvelous russet brown) of very fine cotton. People have loved them at the shows — so much that I keep selling out and not getting them up onto my […]

October Contest-Free Bracelet

It’s fall. Although the grass is still green, browns, reds, and ochres predominate here in the hills of western New York. I decided that the prize for my free handmade jewelry contest this month should somehow reflect the autumnal season. In fact, this bracelet is a new design of mine.

I’ve had a few different […]

Knox Fiber Farm

On Saturday, before the bee man came, I headed to East Aurora to the Knox Farm Fiber Festival. I’d never been to the Knox Farm State Park before, and was looking forward to the visit.

It wasn’t hard to figure out that I was almost there when I saw what seemed like miles of stone […]

The Next Bee Chapter

You’ll notice I didn’t title this post the last bee chapter, ‘cuz I’m sure there will be more to come, although hopefully not until spring.

Friday afternoon when the bees were making more honeycomb, I decided to call the bee man back. He said he’d come on Saturday. And he did, with the top part […]