Featured Post

Spinning with Turkish Spindles: Singles to Plying

My second Fiber Arts related course through FiberyGoodness. This self paced course can be started at any time, and has three sections: S...

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Playing one of our favorite board games Clank! It’s only two turns in and everyone has taken a lot of damage already except me(I’m green) ???? #boardgames #clankdeckbuildinggame


My colors of the year is definitely very inspired by my Jenkins Flock Spin with all the rainbow colors and colors of the woods. #spinnersofinstagram #spinallthethings #spinallthefiber #spinstagram #spinningyarn #fleece2yarn #handspunstagram #igspinners #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #fiberyfun365


Lots of exciting things this year. The @akerworks Super Skeiner finally launched! I got some gorgeous fiber to spin on my Bee Hummingbird from Judith MacKenzie. Picked up a gorgeous spindle from @allenrberry and I’m hoping he’ll have a flower one at St. Distaff’s Day. I never expected what would take up a great portion of my spinning time this year. On January 16th @daedalusspinningwheels reached out to me and our resulting conversation ended with Dave asking if I wanted to build my own Starling. Of course there was zero doubt it my mind that if Dave was going to allow me to build one I was going to do it. I never thought I’d have an espinner this year can’t believe I have three now with a new one called Magpie to be added to my growing flock next year. I spent a lot of time spinning with my birds and with my spindles a perfect combination of portability. I’m excited to see what is in store for next year. Wishing you all a Happy New Year! #daedalusspinningwheels #spottedewefibers #electricspinningwheel #spinnersofinstagram #spinallthethings #spinallthefiber #spinstagram #spinnersoflex #shoplocalky #smallbusinessowner #lexingtonky #lexingtonkentucky #espinner #spinningwheel #spinningyarn #fleece2yarn #handspunstagram #igspinners #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #fiberyfun365 #3dprinting #starlingspinner #allenberryspindle #judithmackenzie


Knitting my way into the New Years. Wishing everyone a wonderful New Year! #spinnersofinstagram #spinstagram #espinner #spinningyarn #handspunstagram #igspinners #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #fiberyfun365 #Akerworks #ButterflyKate #AlerworksButterflyKate AkerworksYarnCaddy #YarnCaddy #karbonzneedles #knittersofinstagram #igknitters #knittersofig #knitting #knitting_inspiration #instaknit #i_loveknitting


The 5th spindle in the series is my Walnut Aegean. I adore the ladybugs and spiders on this spindle. Wanda picked it out for me as she knew how much I love bugs. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


The fourth spindle in the series is my Oregon Flame Maple Egret. The worm holes on this spindle are stunning and it’s such a light spindle for its size at only 1.1 oz. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


The third spindle in the series was my Granadillo Turkish Delight. This is the very first Jenkins I ever owned. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


The second spindle in the series was my Black Mesquite Egret. I love how sunshiny happy this turtle was. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


First spindle of the series was my Spalted Tamarind Swan weighing in at 41 grams. It was the heaviest spindle in this Flock Spin. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


Thank you so much @the1764shepherdess for this wonderful #Spin15aDay12days gift. This will be so fun to spin up and it’s the same blend as what I had been spinning for the event. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


The original concept of my Flock Spins was to challenge myself to see if I could spin consistently across multiple spinning tools. The more I took on these challenges the more they grew into something more than just a challenge. I love how I can spin consistently across all my Jenkins no matter their size in order to exercise all my spindles so they can all participate in a project. It never ceases to amaze me seeing my heaviest spindle next to my lightest with the same weight of singles wrapped around them. I also love to see all of my spindles all dressed up in their pretty colorful turtle shells. My next Flock Spin will be my @hipstrings #Base12SAL and my @inglenookfibers Advent which I’ll start on as soon as I finish plying this project. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


I loved @cronalicious_lwg comment about how I better ply fast as it looks like my flock was in formation to fly south. Had to set up a proper flock formation for a bit of fun. I’m about halfway through plying the flock. After I finish this project my whole flock of Jenkins will get to enjoy a spa day involving woodbeams wax. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


Monday, December 30, 2019

On the 6th day of #spin15aday12days my Flock Spin took flight on Bumbles the Starling XL. I’m about halfway done with plying this project! #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


It’s hard to see the detail in these group photos so here’s a fun three part photo. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


It’s hard to see the detail in these group photos so here’s a fun three part photo. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


It’s hard to see the detail in these group photos so here’s a fun three part photo. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


It’s hard to see the detail in these group photos so here’s a fun three part photo. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


It’s hard to see the detail in these group photos so here’s a fun three part photo. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


It’s hard to see the detail in these group photos so here’s a fun three part photo. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


It can be quite the challenge to photograph the whole flock. The next big project will have 5 more spindles than this one including two that are larger than the largest spindle in this grouping. Seeing all these spindles together makes me so happy! ❤️ #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


Friday, December 27, 2019

On the third day of #Spin15aday12days I held my spinning to the sky to take my first photo with my new phone! Had to wait till my new case and screen protector arrived before I got my photo. Can’t wait to take more photos with my phone to see how it does. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


I finished spinning on the 16th spindle of this Flock Spin a Spalted Tamarind Finch. I am now down to 14.1 grams and have two remaining spindles a Tineo Kuchulu and a Beeswing Narra Bee Hummingbird. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday


On Day 2 of #spin15aday12days I finished spinning on the 16th spindle of this Flock Spin a Spalted Tamarind Finch. I am now down to 14.1 grams and have two remaining spindles a Tineo Kuchulu and a Beeswing Narra Bee Hummingbird. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365 #spin15aday #lucasthespider


Monday, December 23, 2019

I received a special delivery from my Mom @judyawhitton. She makes the most incredible wire wrapped pendents. This one I’ve been anxiously awaiting. The stone is made out of Indonesian Fossil Palm Root. It always amazes me when I thought I’ve seen the prettiest pendent she goes and makes one that’s above and beyond. I always look forward to seeing her next batch of jewelry. You can see more of her gorgeous pendents on @judyswirewrappedgems. #wirewrappedjewelry


Here’s the whole group for this spin so far. It’s interesting to see how the colors line up for the exterior of the turtles. I’ve got four spindles left to use for the remaining fiber. The next two will use up about 11 grams each and then the last two will be about 7 grams each. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365


Yesterday I finished up the 14th spindle. This one is a Macassar Ebony Finch. Only 36.3 grams left to spin across 4 spindles. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365


Sunday, December 22, 2019

Spending the day baking cookies. These are Cranberry Orange a recipe my Mom @judyawhitton and I made based off our Snickerdoodle base. They are super delicious and soft. ❤️ #orangecranberry #orangecranberrycookies #cookies #holidaybaking #tastytreat


This Jacob Horn Jenkins spindle was the 13th spindle of 18 in this project. This one was finished on the 20th. I’m currently working on finishing the 14th spindle today and hoping to finish this spin by Christmas Eve. That may be pushing it so I may start my @inglenook advent spin a few days late. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365


Finished the 12th spindle of this project on the 18th. This spindle is a Jenkins Finch made of Kingwood. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365


I fell behind on my postings here but still working towards finishing this project in time to start my advent spins. Finished the 11th spindle out of 18 on the 14th. Spindle is a Jenkins Aegean made of Spalted Hawthorne. #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #twfdec19 #Big18JenkinsSpin #threewatersfarm #fiberyfun365


Friday, November 29, 2019

This beauty is the lead image for my article in this month’s issue of tinyStudio Creative Life Magazine called “Back to Nature: Using Nature as a Fibery Backdrop”. This was taken on our gorgeous dilapidated fence that Nature has taken over with wonderful patches of moss and lichens. . The shawl is Nature's Lace by Susan Ashcroft that I made back in the Fall of 2014 out of handspun I spun across 7 Jenkins spindles and 3 wheels. Fiber was spun out of pigtails from @greenwoodfiberworks #fiberygoodness #tinystudio #tinystudiocreativelifemagazine #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #majacraft #majacraftaura #weepeggy #holidaywheel #spinonallthethings #natureslace #susanashcroft #greenwoodfiberworks


I knew exactly what I wanted to write about for Issue 5 of tinyStudio Creative Life Magazine when @woolwench told me the theme was going to be Nature. Ever since I was little I have always had a strong admiration for nature. Nature photography is my favorite area of photography and any opportunity I get to take photos out in nature makes my heart sing. My article "Back to Nature: Using Nature as a Fibery Backdrop" talks about and shows my love for combining my fiber arts photography with nature. . . I am especially proud of the intro photograph which I shot on our fence! It's an old fence and for some folks, they would say it's seen better days and maybe wish to remove it/replace it with a new fence but to me, it's in its prime of beauty. All the moss and lichen growing on it makes it so beautiful. I look forward to using this beautiful fence for many more years to come to stage beautiful photographs like this. . . The shawl is Nature's Lace by Susan Ashcroft that I made back in the Fall of 2014 out of handspun I spun across 7 Jenkins spindles and 3 wheels. Fiber was pigtails from @greenwoodfiberworks #fiberygoodness #tinystudio #tinystudiocreativelifemagazine #handspunstagram #spinstagram #igspinners #spinnersofinstagram #handspun #handspunyarn #fiberfeature #wemakeyarn #jenkinsturkishspindle #majacraft #majacraftaura #weepeggy #holidaywheel #spinonallthethings #natureslace #susanashcroft #greenwoodfiberworks


 
澳门至尊游戏注册平台