Handmade Christmas 2015

Now that we're past the holidays...let's get to this year's line-up of handmade gift items! ( a few will not be included in this round-up, as they have not yet made their way via mail to their final resting place) Of course, you've already seen the lovely purple Merino wool I spun for Meri earlier … Continue reading Handmade Christmas 2015

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Heart Felt

November 14 was the fourth installment of the foundation's textile workshops. So far, we've covered spinning, natural dyes, and weaving (which was sort of a bust). This month's focus was felting, with a project emphasis on wet felting and knit felting (pretty much the same as wet felting, but done with a finished knit/crochet/woven item, … Continue reading Heart Felt

Winter’s Eve

Each year, the National Colonial Farm sponsors Winter's Eve - an evening of caroling, refreshments, tours of the candle-lit farm, and opportunities for shopping. It's the final event for the farm, before everything gets closed up for the winter season. The weather is, understandably, unpredictable around that time, and there's always some concern as to … Continue reading Winter’s Eve