Monthly Archives: July 2015

Spinning a Rainbow

Our island hosts national sheep dog trials every year. This year, one of the fundraising efforts is to create artistic shepherd’s crooks to sell. I knew as soon as I heard about it exactly what I wanted to create – a rainbow of handspun in memory of our announcer for the trials (whose charitable efforts were in support of […]

Weaving an English Garden

We have recently returned from a lovely vacation in England and Scotland, visiting relatives and trying out the Scottish Highlands for the first time. ¬†As a thank you to our various hosts, I decided to send them each a handwoven dishtowel inspired by something I saw on the trip: one of the gardens at Balliol College, Oxford University. It […]