I have a fairly short list of things without which my life would be greatly diminished–such as sheep, tea, travel, textiles, and books (not necessarily in that order.) The very best is when more than one not-to-be-without item can be found in one place. Tea drinking sheep, perhaps not. Historical textile books with a unique … More Common Dress
The effort to help Judith MacKenzie rebuild her studio following the fire in Forks, WA, is well underway. I delayed posting this until I had plenty of info. I have met two of the three wonderful people who have created this website and they (all three) are an important part of Judith’s network in the … More Rebuilding Judith’s Studio
I often name my sheep after characters in the books I am reading at the time they are born—Gudrun and Gerald from Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence, Jude and Sue from Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy, and Marcel is named after Monsieur Proust, of course! As a huge Thomas Hardy fan, I also have a … More Wherein Tess of the d’Urbervilles meets Jane Austen.
The Indiana State Museum is going to be yarnbombed! Swift is participating in the creation of ephemeral fiber objects that will be scattered through the museum. Here is a preview of what I have planned: The Indianapolis Crochet Guild also has some great pieces planned—I can’t wait to see what everyone has contributed. The objects … More Yarnbomb the Indiana State Museum!