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February 2012

Special Sunday Night Edition: Fab Fiber Giveaway from Melissa Bohrtz and the “Handspun” winner!

February 26, 2012

Evening Everyone!  Here we are, Sunday night again — sheesh, weekend, what happened to you?  But, at least, we can end the weekend with some awesome fiber fun. For starters, the generous and talented Melissa Bohrtz from Hello Purl has a beautiful batt for one lucky reader!  Per Melissa, the 3 oz. batt pictured at […]

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Featured Artist: Victoria Smith of Follow the Star Studio

February 23, 2012

Publisher’s Notes:  Early in Spin Artiste’s history, a winner of a giveaway had an email address that referenced knitting for food.  There could be no doubt that the person connected to that email address had a serious passion for fiber.  Time passed and I discovered that person to be Victoria Smith of Follow the Star […]

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Landmark Event: SWAY Guild’s Art Yarn Fiber Festival – April 20, 21 & 22nd 2012

February 22, 2012

Hey Fiberistas!  The Southwest Art Yarn Guild (based in Sarasota, Fl) is hosting its first Art Yarn Fiber Festival in April — see details below.  This promises to be an awesome event.  There will be a spin – in (limited to 60 participants), instruction with Lexi Boeger aka “Pluckyfluff”, a marketplace and other surprises!  For […]

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Special Sunday Night Edition: Signed Copy of “Hand Spun” Giveaway!

February 19, 2012

Hey Everyone!  Just for one of you…a signed copy of Lexi Boeger’s new book, “Hand Spun”!!!       Inspired by an exercise from Lexi’s Camp Pluckyfluff, to enter, leave a comment on this post describing if you were to make a self-portrait in yarn, what would the fibers be, what would the add-ins be, […]

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Featured Artist: Melissa Bohrtz of Hello Purl

February 17, 2012

Publisher’s Notes:  When the “lure of the fiber” takes hold of an artist, as many of us know, mighty forces are set in motion!  Before you know it, serious equipment is entering your house, an Etsy shop is set up and a fiber artist emerges.  Melissa Bohrtz of the team known as Hello Purl (her […]

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Special Sunday Night Edition: Winner of Delish Design Batts Announced!

February 12, 2012

What a weekend!  Good fortune smiled on me big time.  I’ve been in the market for an Ashford Country Spinner for awhile and a few days ago, one came available that was only a 40 minute car ride away.  Plus, I got the extra special bonus of getting to meet a wonderful Facebook friend fiber […]

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