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April 16, 2016

still spinning

  a serious stash of cotton fibre to spin in airports and on a long flight

I will have to think of a weaving project for the summer

any ideas?

the rhubarb is growing

and the strawberries are already blossoming

the weather was beautiful for the first day of the studio tour 

with a constant stream of visitors

thanks to everyone who made the effort 

it is always encouraging to talk with students, old friends and meet new folks.

  hoping for a sunny day tomorrow

and I think I’m finally get the hang of posting on the iPad

patience is a virtue – right?

14 Comments leave one →
  1. vdbolyard permalink
    April 18, 2016 6:32 pm

    that fiber is luscious, maybe you could eat that…


  2. April 17, 2016 5:47 am

    I make rhubarb sauce to eat on cake, or breakfast! I don’t know what to suggest for hand spun cotton, But I love the colours.


  3. April 16, 2016 11:03 pm

    Well done! iPad, rhubarb and all!


  4. April 16, 2016 8:20 pm

    You could weave a summer top from your lovely cotton spinning. Glad your open studio is going well. Yum! I have rhubarb too and I’m saving the leaves in the freezer for mordant for my next yarn spinning project. They are such useful plants: mordant in the leaves, dye in the roots and “fruit” for dessert!

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  5. April 16, 2016 6:57 pm

    Also, I still have that qiviut to give you. It can be a welcome home parcel.


  6. April 16, 2016 6:55 pm

    Bon voyage!!! I wish you a superlative(!) trip to Japan – I know you will make the most of every minute. Let Bryan know that he has to come back to Vancouver or Victoria so I can do a workshop with him!



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