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Featured Engineer: Lena Ekelund of Ekelund Carder

May 24, 2015

Publisher’s Notes:  Featured Engineer?  What the heck?  Read this post…and if you’ve been reading here for awhile, you have NEVER seen me write that.  But, I want you to read this post because this is not just about the making of and features of a drum carder.  This post will intrigue and make you smile.  […]

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Spinning in Scandinavia with Silja Devine: Bokedala Suri Alpaca – Breeding suri alpacas in Sweden.

February 13, 2015

I first met Anne Line Scheele of Bokedala Suri Alpaca last september when I was at the big norwegian meet-up in Lillehammer. She and a fellow Swedish spinner had travveled for 12 hours to be part of the meet-up! We both took classes with Ester Rodgers aka Jazzturtle together and we had a lot of […]

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Featured Fiber Producer: Luxe Fiber Designs with Fiber Giveaway!

September 16, 2014
Luxe - The Linseys

Publisher’s Notes: One of the phenomenons of the past few years in the fiber world, is the emergence of small, boutique fiber mills.  This week, I’m featuring one such mill, Luxe Fiber Designs owned by Linsey and Matthew Carey.  As you will soon read, Linsey and Matthew’s “fiber journey” has evolved into an exciting fiber […]

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Mark Your Calendar! First Episode of Shear Madness Coming March 1st!!!

February 24, 2014
Shear Madness Promo photos

I’ve become one of those folks that has no idea what is on television or when…I basically watch Netflix when I have time to watch television and then I’m usually doing something else at the same time.  BUT, next weekend, I’m stepping out of my routine…I’m going to stay up past my bedtime and watch the first […]

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Featured Artist: Virginia Scholomiti of The Yellow Farm, Videos and a Giveaway!

January 25, 2013

Publishers Note: This week’s featured artist shares the story of a historical  farm with many precious animals and a flourishing fiber business. Virginia Scholomiti and her husband are the wonderful owners of The Yellow Farm, where they live out their dreams of raising their well-loved sheep and selling beautiful fibers to other fiber fanatics looking for […]

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The Family Behind the Wheel: Meet the Poads of Majacraft

January 19, 2013

Publishers Note: This week,  we have quite a treat. I was able to snag an interview with a family that has dedicated their lives to enabling fiber artists around the world to do their work. The Poad family of Majacraft is a dynamic group, artfully crafting beautiful looms, wheels, and many fiber accessories that have […]

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