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...]

Philadelphia Airport Yarn Interventions

Yarn Bombing Installation at the Philadelphia Airport

Lucky for me if you have to be stuck in the Philadelphia airport, there is at least a little amusement here beyond the usual food and drink establishments.  I found a flyer on art at the airport, and was able to find an interesting installation of yarn bombing, and pictures … [Read more...]

Idrija Lace necklace is off the pillow

Idrija Lace Necklace

I managed to get the lace necklace I've been working on off my pillow.  I was getting ready to go to Ithaca for their lace weekend, and so, went ahead with the last few stitches and ending.  I can't believe it though- my intention was to put the closure on to show off at … [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...]

Renegade Craft Fair

Franke Machine Garden near the Renegade Craft Fair

For the Chicago folks, looking for a really refreshing show, there's still time to go to the Renegade Craft Fair.  Rick and I went today, and it was really fun.  I ran into several people I knew including Sara McIntosh from the Chicago School of Shoemaking who showed me … [Read more...]