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August 2012

Scrapbook: Spin Quest, 2012!!!

August 30, 2012

  Last weekend saw the launch of the new fiber event known as Spin Quest.  Co-hosted by Wild Hare Fiber Studio and Spin Artiste, the event was held on Saturday in quaint Front Royal, Virginia at the Blue Ridge Arts Council.  The event had a little bit of everything:  vendors, technique demos, a spinning circle, […]

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Class Review: “Spindling – From Fluff to Stuff” with Drucilla Pettibone and August Love!

August 23, 2012

It’s safe to say that I’ve taken more than my fair share of fiber arts classes over the past six years.  It all started with learning to knit again (starting with socks!) and in short order, I wanted to make my own yarns.  A lot of people can sit down with a book, the materials, and the […]

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From Fibre to Couture: Inspiration, Part 1

August 16, 2012

From Fibre to Couture :  ‘Inspiration’, Part 1 by Nicole Constantin This installment of “From Fibre to Couture” is meant to be the first part of an on-going discussion about one of the most important aspects to creation…Inspiration. Please share by joining the conversation with comments and ideas, suggestions, practical advice, links, etc. With some work […]

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Special Announcement: The Leather and Lace Challenge is Launching!

August 9, 2012

You know how it is when you have this delicious secret that you are dying to share but you can’t?  Well, I’ve been holding out on you!  I admit it… For months, Debra Lambert of Picasso’s Moon Yarn Shop and I have been working on an event that is now launching called the Leather and […]

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Special Sunday Night Edition: Jessie Nordholm/Hello Purl Giveaway Winner and the New Shop!

August 5, 2012

Tonight is just the perfect night for fibery goodness — it’s rainy and I hear the echo of thunder in the distance.  After a dinner of pork roast, sweet potatoes and peach cobbler (the best one I’ve made to date), it’s looking like a night of the Olympics and fiber for yours truly. But before […]

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Featured Artist: Jessie Nordholm of Hello Purl

August 2, 2012

Publishers Note: This week’s featured artist was our very first Reader’s Favorite winner of the Secret Stash contest. Jessie Nordholm is an amazing talent from Hello Purl.  We have already heard from her partner in crime,  Melissa Bohrtz, the other half of Hello Purl, and now Jessie is sharing her thoughts with us. She  has truly embraced fiber artistry, and is dedicated […]

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