One month in.

It’s been nearly a month in the new space at Ground Floor Gallery & Studios and I am still delighted. There has been a dedicated mix of work (new chrysalis structures) and play (wool samples, nuno/laminate felting samples). My eagerness to make the 10 mile drive to a blazing hot warehouse has not waned one bit. […]

Welcome to Tahiti!

I’ve had the keys to the new studio space for a little over a week now and didn’t get my huge work tables moved over until Friday. My original intention was to take supplies over on an “as needed” basis… turns out I apparently need everything. The home studio has noticeably more elbow room, though […]

A sign of things to come

I surprised myself with a very quick, decisive “Yes!” & signed a lease on a studio space. It’ll be the first time I’ve worked outside a home-based studio in over 20 years.  This will invariably be a slow, project based move to the new space. I’m in no hurry, only excited about being able to […]

Fear of Dyeing

614 days.  That’s how long it took from the “Paint a Wild Roving” workshop I took with Jan Quarles back on May 28, 2012 until I faced my fear and actually dyed roving at home. I’ve said it before on this blog: I am slow.  Knowing there would be a break in the freezing temps, […]

Easy wool file

If you’re anything like me, you’ve got bins and bags and more bins of wool. Keeping track of which wool came from which supplier is nearly impossible, so when I got my huge (80!!) sample box of colors from Opulent Fibers I figured I should get control of the situation, pronto! Here’s my solution: Business […]