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Oooo Sparkles!
Wednesday, May 27, 2020      10 comments

I love looking at striped warps - really any warp on any loom. There is just so much potential there. The sparkly warp is beamed on the smaller of the barn frame looms at the village. ... Read more
Tuesday, May 26, 2020      11 comments

I love knitting lace but blocking seems to be a thing that makes me not do the final wash of a piece. This shawl was actually started, the knittin... Read more
Much done at the village!
Friday, May 22, 2020      10 comments

Met a friend for coffee first. We social distanced but had a great time catching up!! Then off to the village. I was scheduled to help set up a display of glass but the two guest curators said they did not need help. With the exception of m... Read more
Project Bag
Thursday, May 21, 2020      10 comments

In cutting out all the masks I was using fabric that I had purchased for project bags. I cut the bags out and used all the rest for masks. Yesterday I did the last bits of sewing on my alpaca bag that matches the band that I am weaving at the vi... Read more
Did not get sidetracked (very much) today
Wednesday, May 20, 2020      8 comments

My goal was to get some more skeins labeled to take to the loom house for sale. Four more done! The bigger goal was to get the small loom threaded and ready to go back to the loom house. Done! ... Read more
Full day
Friday, May 15, 2020      11 comments

I schedule my hair cuts six months at a time. I had a cut/color on 10 March-right before everything closed down. Skipped April and was just at the point of going to start a do-it-yourself as I had hair in my eyes when the state opened up. I was ... Read more
Mask making
Thursday, May 14, 2020      13 comments

This has a lot of pictures; start to finish of a mask. This is where it starts, figuring out the best way to cut the most pieces out of the fabric... Read more
And now for something completely different
Tuesday, May 12, 2020      15 comments

I purchased the small version of Harry & David fruit of the month club for a house gift last xmas. Our delivery was scheduled for Thursday but arrived today. Strawberries. ... Read more
Still working and taking photos
Sunday, May 10, 2020      10 comments

Had a few unexpected things happen so did not finish the masks but on the route to finishing tomorrow! Sewed 24 today but need to do the finishing.... Read more
Working on my masks
Tuesday, May 05, 2020      6 comments

I am collecting pictures and will do a large blog post later this week on Masks! Masks! Masks!... Read more
Taking a little time away from the masks...
Saturday, May 02, 2020      10 comments do some knitting and spinning. Spinning a blend of banana and silk is turning out quite nice. I worked on the yellow but added a few touch... Read more
Picnic on Sunday
Tuesday, April 28, 2020      9 comments

It was a beautiful afternoon for a picnic. This is one of the access parks for the Iowa River. There is a campground and playground for kids. The si... Read more
Fire in the afternoon
Sunday, April 26, 2020      8 comments

Yesterday afternoon I was feeling a bit stuck. I had just finished pressing most of the bands for the next set of masks and wanted something else to... Read more
Surprise-You're a Winner!
Thursday, April 23, 2020      10 comments

No, not the lottery. I received an email from the university retirees association that one of my submitted photos for the annual photo contest came in second place for photos from Iowa. ... Read more
Masks - for the senior center
Wednesday, April 22, 2020      9 comments

Everything comes in a bag - everything? well the fabric and bags to put the masks in when I am done. I cut everything and start sewing. This is... Read more

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