Category Archives: fiber

Hallelujah!

Shepherd’s Harvest Festival returns to Mother’s Day weekend in 2017!  I will return with a double booth and the Batt Your Own Station. After the last few years, my return was not certain.  So, with a great sigh of relief and … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Harvest coming soon!

The dyeing season has begun!  Stay tuned for more photos of NEW fibery goodness! Shepherd’s Harvest Festival Find me in Building D!!!! May 13th – 15th 2016 Friday, May 13th Classes only Saturday, May 14th 9:00 – 5:00 Sunday, May … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Harvest 2015 dyeing has begun

The house is redolent with the funky scent of wet wool and moist silk.  Yup!  The dyeing for Shepherd’s Harvest has begun. NEW THIS YEAR: hand dyed sock yarn Today was spent marking and hombre dyeing the new sock yarn. … Continue reading

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the Dark Star, the crazy quilt

Lately, for no reason I can fathom, except fun…I have been working on this crazy quilt, combining computerized machine embroidery, free form machine embroidery, hand embroidery, hand dyeing and various jew jaws and jimcracks.  It is 18 inches by 24 … Continue reading

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Button, Button… catching you up with Sue’s Luxury Fiber

There has been a lot of fibering happening around here…lots!  In my most able ADD manner I have been sampling lots of techniques and having loads of fun in the lead up to Shepherd’s Harvest Festival.  I have not seriously … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just have to MAKE STUFF!

I have been working and working on learning the Windows platform, taking classes online on the new embroidery software and studying the properties of thread through various sources.  After awhile, though I am an enthusiastic student,  SOMETIMES YOU JUST GOTTA’ … Continue reading

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Embroidering solo

The Jerome Grant is completed, exhibited and boxed for the next hopeful venue.  So, I return to the machines.  I have put away TruEmbroidery for MAC.  I have added an HP laptop to the studio so I can run the … Continue reading

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Super Sock Blanks

What is a Super Sock Blank?  It is a knitted fabric, of Superwash Merino and nylon,  that can be unraveled to make a pair of socks.  I have dyed them to make a more or less matching pair of socks. … Continue reading

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Lace Bookmarks

I find it hard to resist lace of any kind.  I am learning a lot from stitching these designs. Soon, I will be able to digitize my own designs.  But, in the meantime, you may as well have access to … Continue reading

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A new foray: dyeing commercial yarn

This is a test!  I purchased fingering weight yarn, appropriate for socks, in 4 oz put-ups from Ashland Bay.  they are lovely yarns.  I will have them for the first time at the Women’s Art Festival.  The Crystal Creek yarn … Continue reading

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