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How can it be winter still?

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How can it still be winter? There was no snow this time around and winter was very mild. And except for last week, no rain either. So much for El Nino. Wildflowers are carpeting the land.

But I have been keeping busy with my crafts and my teaching.


 The new window is installed at the Fibernaculum. This is a renovated cistern building. I am now using it for fiber preparation and dyeing. The window frame and trim is painted.


There are even pretty curtains on the inside.


A good thrift store find were these heavy duty curtains.


The stack of fleeces has piled up higher in the Fibernaculum,  Oh boy. I could be busy a long time here.


Underway is a blue baby blanket. I am using acrylics to make a simple patchwork style blanket. I like how the very easy cable looks like links in a chain.


This is a portion of the last fabric that came off Gintaras, my large loom in The Mermaid Lounge. It is an eight shaft twill. I used a thin black cotton warp that caused a lot of problems. It was hard to see, …