Ask The Bellwether
The County Fairs were a fun way to mark the end of summer. I'm looking forward to working on entries for next year, how about you?
I have plenty of fun workshops coming up to offer as inspiration, and exciting news about January, 2015!
Monthly, you can take Learn to Spin workshops at my studio in Port Ludlow or at Bazaar Girls Yarn Store in Port Townsend.
Indigo Dye Pot Dips at Amity Farms, Sep 13-14.
Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival, Sep 26-28, in Canby, OR. Registration form available on www.flockandfiberfestival.com. My workshops include:
- Friday, all day, Backstrap Basics
- Saturday morning, Shetland on Spindles
- Saturday afternoon, The Turkish Spindle: The Everything Spindle
- Sunday afternoon, Learn to Spin on Spindles
North Olympic Fiber Art Festival, Oct. 5-6, in Sequim, WA. I am teaching Woven Art: Tapestry Weaving Oct. 6, 2-6pm, at the Dungeness School House as part of the festival. Registration available on www.askthebellwether.com.
Fiber Fusion Northwest, Oct. 18-19, in Monroe, WA.
Registration form available on fiberfusion.net. My workshops include:
- Saturday morning, Cotton on the Tahkli
- Saturday afternoon, Cloudspinning: Fiber Prep without Tools
- Sunday morning, Spinning Exotic Fibers
- Sunday afternoon, Intermediate Spindling
Exotic Fibers on Tahkli and Tibetan Spindles, Nov. 1, 1pm-4pm, at The Bellwether Studio in Port Ludlow. Registration available on www.askthebellwether.com.
Remember, each month there are learn to weave workshops in the studio as well, Rigid Heddle or Table Loom. Dates are on the website.
Coming in 2015...
I am thrilled to announce that I am teaching Spinning Super Sock Yarns for a whole week at John C. Campbell Folk School, Jan. 11-16. We get to look into yarn structure, fiber blends, and color play as they relate to socks -- what fun!
See mine and all the fabulous workshops at folkschool.org.