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1  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: convertible scarf on: February 23, 2010 01:28:39 PM
LOVE LOVE LOVE your scarf!

Ive done both dyed roving and spun up wool....like dyeing the wool in roving form. I find you get more versitiliy in color since your going to be stretching it out while drafting/spinning.  Ive had the bad experience too of spending a whole bunch of hours spinning undyed wool than dyed it and hated the color (which sucked after all that work)

Love your use of buttons, they are adorable and your color-lot is very nice too
2  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Discussion and Questions / Re: CALL FOR ARTISTS -handspun yarn to be included in an art show run by Pluckyfluff on: February 20, 2010 02:26:00 PM
Hey Everyone,
Isnt this soooo exciting!

I sent out my yarn this morning as soon as the post opened (feb 20th)  I Hope she gets it in time by the 1st of March *nervously biting nails*

I sent a plied boucle style wildly colored 80 yard skein that I named "Happenstance"
Im going to have to now get a facebook page so I can follow this (swore I would never do facebook hmm)

VIVA NORWAY!!!!!!
3  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fiber Friday! Jan 15, 2010 on: January 15, 2010 12:31:09 PM
Wow nesse!   Your corespuns are amazing, actually all your yarns are!
I have to give corespinning a try
I dont like taking picks of "mohairy things" either...the halo kinda blurs the pic.  That with sparkly fibers too, really hard to photo

cheyenne looking good for your 4th try, when i first started off on the drop spindle I didnt park so much and my 1st couple skeins were way overtwisted

Happy ff!!
~M
4  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Toadstool House Ornament [lotsa pictures] on: December 26, 2009 12:49:51 PM
I agree with Frogglin:
SQEEEEEEEAK!
5  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fiber Friday - Dec 25, 2009 on: December 26, 2009 12:36:56 PM
 sounds like you gals recieved some awesome goodies:D
that fabric cutter sounds really neat!
I got a 5 pronged needle felting tool...can't wait to use it I'm used to needle felting with one needle at a time
6  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: NSFW: Penis Cowl ~ on: June 14, 2009 01:20:07 PM
A-MAZING!!life has been so crazy I havent been able to crochet in soooo long, you have inspired me to go home and pick up my hooks!
Fabulous!
~M
7  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fiber Friday 6/12/2009 on: June 14, 2009 01:11:04 PM
Wow Dollface...you turned a pile of cotton threads into a full skein of yarn!  Fantastic! you probably have a carder right? I need to get me one seems like everyone has tons of fun with theres.
How is it holding together?
~M
8  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fiber Friday 5/1/09 on: May 04, 2009 12:10:29 PM
Hi All!

Wow that solar dying is really neat!

I know its now Monday but had the day off and was proud I had the time to spin up a skein.....

Sphagnum:  56 yards handspun handdyed merino wool yarn, plied with olive crochet thread for poofs and strength.  Coils throughout, thick and thin in nature.




Have a great week...back to work tomorrow bleh! Undecided
~M
9  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fiber Friday 3/14/2008 on: March 14, 2008 12:34:00 PM
Happy Friday!
Jazzturtle:  Wow on Spring Chicken!
Grayling40:  Colors are Fab! What do you dye with?
Lufah:  Love the fabric strips.  Do you have a good inexpensive source for viscose? and how does it take wiltons dye?
Sensiblytacky:  You should start an Etsy site and sell your yarn!! And I know what its like to wait...I too had to stain my louet before I could use it (multiple coats too!)


"Liatris" (like the flower)  handdyed double ply 98 yards

10  HOME SWEET HOME / Pet-Related Crafts: Completed Projects / Re: Beach Ready Pug....Shell-N-Hemp Dog Collar on: March 09, 2008 02:22:15 PM
hey Jaded Jen
I use a dremel tool
but be careful...I did get some breakage and the shells get really hot.  A big downside is that as your drilling the smell of burning hair fills the room
~M
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