New Year’s reading

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‘Reading’ in the sense of ‘looking at pictures’, that is.

comedic interlude

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Distracted by what’s on the cover… and left wondering about class and craft.

idea

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I have an idea for yardage, but it has to wait.

a find!

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I hadn’t come across sarah-marie belcastro or Carolyn Yackel before, but yesterday I stumbled over this book and simply had to buy it… It’s always good to enhance one’s modest library of temari books, but that is not really the … Read More

spoiled for treats

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Well, the cake was good. And now I have so many new toys to play with that I am positively spoiled. Most of these toys are in book form, which is one of the best forms toys can take. I’ve … Read More

cost and value

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Recently I have been mulling over the vexed business of costs. However, I have long had strong views on the subject of value. I was prompted to post about this by an article in the Observer which has been niggling … Read More

craft discussions

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Recently I’ve been party to a number of very different discussions involving the c word. I’m always a bit wary of these. Sometimes — as happened in one of these conversations — you hear an artist (and in this case … Read More

midwinter treats

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At this stage of the winter I really do need a few treats. I am up to my eyebrows in work of every description — except for the work I want to be doing at the loom — and the … Read More

new game

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Playing with LibraryThing! You can now find me and quite a lot of my books on LibraryThing. In an amazingly short space of time I have been able to add most of my weaving books and some spinning, general textiles, … Read More