FedEx has played games with an order coming from one of my favorites - "Weavin' Place" in Folsom, Louisiana. Making working a little sketchy, in-between caring/worrying about the Louie situation. Cheryl Dunworth and I had been talking for quite some time about me getting a Saori loom. As a 30+ year weaver (how many years since I dove in head first, doesn't mean I wove that whole time) I knew deep down I was always attracted to "color/texture" so the first time I saw Chiaki O'Brien and Dan too, I was intrigued and perplexed, here was something that made sense,...
Spring is just around the corner, and I was so thrilled to know I would be seeing so many of my friends I didn't last year. Some may recall, Louie was accidentally poisoned just before Black Swamp Market Day, and we needed each other, I had to cancel the day before and the organizers were great about it and I am grateful. He is fine now, but unfortunately this year - two shows in a row canceled yesterday. Both Black Swamp and Madison Knit-In decided not this time. Each show unique, but pretty much the same core group of attendees,...
Today I came full circle. Never in my life would I expect what innocently happened as I reached for the volume set of books given to me in my younger days having no memory of when, but always taking them in my boxes of books to keep - never opened, until today. I remember very clearly where I was at in life then. I lived in Whispering Brook in Portage, Michigan. I worked 50-60 hour weeks managing both Jo-Ann Fabrics at that time, hiring potential managers off of Western's campus and training them, training the district on merchandising and loss...
- ball winding service
- Custom Service
- cutting tool maintenance
- Fall Fiber Expo
- Fiber Shows
- Louie's charity
- Midwest Boston Terrier Rescue
- Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool
- Skein into ball winding service
- thread cutters
- Wisconsin Sheep and Wool
- Wool Gathering