Log cabin placemats for the League of NH Craftsmen Virtual Fair, Aug 1-9, 2020.
Greetings, friends. After a mild altercation with a snowblower last week, in which our Monadnock Region-worthy Cub Cadet got the upper hand, I am back at the loom. (Nothing serious, just a strained shoulder. I wasn't one of those people who stuck their hands inside in a running snowblower in an attempt to remove snow [...]
Gee whiz, December came and went and here we are in the middle of January. Happy (belated) 2019, everyone. Now that the boys are back at university and the holiday festivities have past, I've started planning in earnest for the 2019 art fair circuit. Yes! The planning begins nearly a year in advance, especially for [...]
Greetings, dear readers. It has been quite a while since I have written but I assure you I have not been twiddling my thumbs. We've moved! We are now happy residents of Harrisville, New Hampshire. We have met the neighbors... and enjoyed the hummingbirds... In addition to turning a house into a home, I've been [...]
Hello, friends. In addition to readying our currently over-sized home to move to a more reasonably-sized home, I am weaving in anticipation of the summer and early fall fine craft show season. There are no shows on my calendar for June or July (the business of moving can really mix up your schedule), so my [...]
Hello, friends. I've woven a fair number of placemats using my "Cityscape" design and have moved onto kitchen towels. I love to weave kitchen towels! "Farmhouse Plaid" towels have been a customer favorite since I designed them nearly eight years ago: For these towels, I sett the 8/2 unmercerized cotton rather closely [...]
The "Truffula Trees" placemats are finished and I'm pleased with the results. A set of four mats will be my entry into the next League of NH Craftsmen exhibition, "Fairytales and Fantasies," which opens April 6, 2018 in Concord, NH. In case you're not familiar with "Truffula Trees," I encourage you to read "The Lorax" [...]