Come Join me at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show for Women’s Journeys in Fiber

WJCFG16 invitation

Our umbrellas will be on display.  I will be there along with my friend Bobbie tomorrow, Saturday March 11 from 11:00am-8:00pm.  I hope to see you there. … [Read more...]

Come to the Fine Art of Fiber!

Chicago Botanic Garden

Come to the Fine Art of Fiber and Women's Journeys in Fiber at the Chicago Botanic Garden.  Tomorrow's the last day to take advantage of the beautiful scenery at the Garden, and come to see the show.  I have one thing in the main show, a mask in the Women's Journey show, … [Read more...]

Idrija Bobbin Lace

Lace Butterfly

I attended the IOLI (International organization of Lace, Inc.) convention this August in Sacramento. I was able to take several wonderful classes. One of the classes was Lace Bling with Deborah Beever.  This was a class just filled to the brim with new contemporary ideas, … [Read more...]

WJIF at Anderson Center

View from Anderson Center, Kenosha, Wi

Rick, my husband and I took a drive yesterday up to the Anderson Center in Kenosha Wisconsin to see the the Woman's Journey's exhibit which included Blooming Botanicals: A Fiber Artist's Garden, Purse-n-alities, Robes: Reveal/Conceal, and Footwear: Women's Stories.  The … [Read more...]

Uniquities a knitting and spinning shop in Vienna, Virginia


Our winter travels have brought us to friends in the greater Washington D.C. area, and naturally to new LYS (Local Yarn Shops) nearby.  My friend Karen brought me to Uniquities, which I thought had a fitting name, as they carried unique fibers for spinning from small hand … [Read more...]