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May 2013

Can You Spin This? A detailed video from Christiane Knight of Threeravens Fiber Studio

May 22, 2013
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Hey there!  I’m Christiane Knight of Threeravens Fiber Studio! Arlene is away, so I’ve “stolen” the blog to talk a bit about my Can You Spin This yarn, and show you in detail how I make it happen. I say “stolen” because she actually did ask me to share this, but I like the fantasy […]

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Featured Artist: Vithard Villumsen of Vithard/Nordic Knitting plus Giveaway!

May 15, 2013
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Publishers Note: Today, we are graced with an amazingly talented fiber artist who brings a Nordic flavor to Spin Artiste. Vithard Villumsen of Vithard/Nordic Knitting is a Danish fiber genius specializing in Scandinavian patterns and design with a modern flare. Vithard opens up his heart to us, and shares his passion for fiber in a way that lets us see […]

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Can You Spin This? The Prequel by Esther Rodgers of JazzTurtle Creations and the Dani Davis/Pumpkinhaus Giveaway Winner!

May 12, 2013
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On one of my trips to Fayetteville, Arkansas, we took the scenic route and ended up at a yard sale where I purchased a box full of scarves.  One of the treasures in that box was:   This item planted an idea in my mind.  What good was hoarding all my little whacky treasures?  I […]

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From Fibre to Couture by Nicole Constantin: An Essay on “Copying”

May 8, 2013
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Publisher’s Note: Nicole is back and she is taking on one of the most controversial and unfortunately common topics out there! I’m thankful to Nicole for providing her viewpoint on this subject. Coming from a fashion design background, she brings an important perspective to us. Thank you so much, Nicole! Nicole: This is not my […]

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Featured Artist: Dani Davis of Pumpkinhaus plus Fairie Spun Dreads Giveaway!

May 3, 2013
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Who knew careful planning and strategic brain-storming could result in such crazy, whimsical, and  outlandishly gorgeous fiber art? Well, Dani Davis of Pumpkinhaus lives it out everyday as she dyes, spins, and creates fantastic fiber pieces that are sure to delight the senses. Dani was born into the fiber art scene and has taken her talents to new highs, incorporating acquired  skills and unexpected, inspiring, requests […]

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