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March 1, 2019
Finding One’s Voice from Where Art & Life Meet

In January I had the opportunity to go to one of Sue Spargo‘s fabulous workshops in Tucson, Arizona, a place I’d never been. While there I met some lovely people, one of whom was Anna Bates, who has a blog, Woolie Mammoth, a YouTube channel – Quilt Roadies, and blogs for The Quilt Show once… Continue reading Finding One’s Voice

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May 24, 2018
Rug Made From Factory Seconds from Eric the Quilter

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For those of you who do not know… I have a day job! I really lucked out though, because I work in knitwear production, which means I have access to knitwear scraps and seconds, and you know I use the hell out of them, from making knit fabric for my quilts, to now using the flawed pieces for weaving.

I started work on this rug, and within about 6 hours, I had a nice 22 inch by 36 inch rag rug. I used polyester upholstery thread for the warp, and nothing but acrylic scraps for the weft. I think it ...

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July 29, 2016
knitting socks | finished. Week 21 or something. from unsophisticated Jejune

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Y A Y !

I finished the socks!

erm…I did actually finish them about two weeks ago, but I was too overwhelmed with new job training and new friend dating ( I found a fellow textiles lover at work! ) to even think about words and typing. But you don’t mind about that, I’m sure! I can fully say that I am living it up like a proper Portlander now and it is just great. I swear I’m going to start yoga soon, then I will be the ultimate Portland resident! Just you wait. I did see a pattern ...

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