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July 2011

Field Report: Weaving Week, Part 2

July 28, 2011

Good Evening and Hello to all my Fibery Friends! Tonight we wrap up what happened at the end of weaving week at The Mannings. As I mentioned last week, we (my significant other and myself) had to stay late on the third day of class to catch up so that all of our projects would […]

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Special Sunday Night Edition: Winner of the Prairie Fire Soapworks and Fiber Giveaway!

July 25, 2011

Good Evening, Fiber Peeps! So, tonight, I have the pleasure of announcing the winner of the delicious hand-combed cormo from Prairie Fire Soapworks and Fiber, but first, I wanted to give a little recap of the list of things that people wrote in as to what they would like to learn next.  As I went […]

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Field Report: Weaving Week, Part 1

July 21, 2011

Greetings, Fiber Lovers!  This week I’m bringing you field reports from my week long weaving class at The Mannings Handweaving School and Supply Center in East Berlin, PA being taught by Handwoven Magazine’s Teacher of the Year, Tom Knisely.  And, how timely this report is given how many Spin Artiste readers recently mentioned as to […]

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Special Sunday Night Edition: Awesome Giveway from Prairie Fire Soapworks and Fiber

July 18, 2011

Good Evening My Fiber Friends!  I hope you have had a great weekend.  I’m getting ready for my week of weaving classes and promise loads of pics for you!! Our friend Lydia Gessele of Prairie Fire Soapworks and Fiber has generously sponsored a great giveaway for Spin Artiste readers: 2 ounces of hand-combed cormo! Yummy, […]

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Featured Artist: Lydia Gessele of Prairie Fire Soapworks & Fiber

July 14, 2011

Publisher’s Notes:   I’m sure most of us who love fiber and all things fiber-related have a fascination for the historical aspects involved.  I know I do.  And, when I connect with kindred spirits such as Lydia Gessele of Prairie Fire Soapworks and Fiber, I sure wish that we lived closer.  But, for now, at least, […]

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Featured Artist: Steph Gorin of Loop

July 8, 2011

Publisher’s Notes:  Dear Readers, prepare yourself for a magical fiber-filled adventure as we learn more about Steph Gorin and her studio, Loop.  Steph is an incredible talent and her story is quite fascinating.  With great pleasure, I present the Spin Artiste interview with Steph Gorin. Spin Artiste (SA):  In reading about you, I am struck (let’s […]

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