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Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Nearly February already......

Where has January gone???
I have been weaving samples for some new cushions, preparing for the forthcoming Waddow Weekend of Weaving next month and generally finishing off items for an Online Guild workshop-UFO's, or "Unfinished Objects"-a great idea for a new year project before embarking on new ventures.
So, here is a picture of my newly finished socks, including a nice shot of Tess's paw-she would not move out of the way-what a poser.

Exciting things planned for this year:

On February 7th I will be teaching another felt making workshop at Bridie's shop, Fine Yarns in Horwich. It is fully booked with a waiting list, and another date will soon be decided upon. This time, we shall be making a three-dimensional felt bowl.

My application is in for Woolfest, and I should hear in couple of weeks whether or not I have been selected this year.

20th-22nd of February is the Waddow Weekend! I can't wait! A reunion of last year's group together with a few new faces.

In May I am off to take part in the Weaving with Echo and Iridescence workshop with Marian Stubenitsky in the Dordogne for a week-well, somebody has to do it you know....

It will be the third Follow the Thread textiles event at Helmshore Mills Textile Museum in July and there are a couple of other workshop opportunities in the pipeline over the summer.

In September I take over the tutoring of the Loom Weaving course at Alston Hall. Scary but exciting!

Lots of other plans too, plus my usual weaving classes in the weaving shed.

I feel like a really bad penpal who is only just getting in touch after a long silence!!