Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Calling All Weavers!!!

Hey, all!!! I always hear about swaps and how they 'were'. For some reason, I always miss them and I have yet to figure out why! Well, a couple of days ago on one of the Yahoo groups, they announced a bookmark exchange for 2009! Hooray!!! I, naturally, wanted to play too so, I signed up right away. The prospect is open to any weaver weaving on any loom......20 bookmarks.....all of the specifics are on the group page, which you can get to by clicking here. I'm not sure if there are any other folks out there who always seem to miss exchanges. This will also give me a chance to really 'sample' a small project out on Isaac!!! Woo hoo!!! The wheels are already spinning!!! (pun intended...kinda)

My son seems to be taking shorter and shorter naps now that he is three. Those four hours sure were sweet but, now it's more like an hour or so of sleeping then about another hour of 'down time' for him to get back into the groove. Trust me.....I know how 'lucky' I am to have such a great sleeper so, I'm not complaining at all:) I just have recently had to move what I used to do during those four hours into two.......or rather more like one;) So, for his 'I'm waking up so please just give me a few minutes' time, I've been knitting. :) I really love to knit but, not nearly as much as spinning and weaving. I recently purchased some hand spun yarn from jschubertdesigns on Etsy. Yes, call me crazy but, it was 'to die for' yarn!!! Perfect colors and when I got it, oh it smelled fantastic!!!! Fresh lavender that she grows right in her garden! She is also a fabulous weaver with an eye for color that I can only wish for.......although she doesn't blog, her items are on Etsy and she also has tons of pictures on Flickr.....which I'm constantly scouting out:)
I'm off to plan my bookmarks;)

1 comment:

bspinner said...

Great color!!!! You'll have to teach your little guy how to weave then he can keep you company in your studio.
Have fun weaving your bookmarkers.