I bought a corer, and while there is maybe a little more waste, things go much faster...yesterday I made applesauce...this was the beginning of the process:
I liberated a big chunk of shelf space by getting rid of the hazardous materials that have accumulated over the years (40 bottles of stuff). I'm going back to vinegar and baking soda:
Couldn't resist unbundling one of the cloths I made using India Flint's book Stuff, Steep and Store.
India has put out a new book, the bundle book, which I'm so happy to have as a refresher course...plus she talks about printing on paper as well as cloth.
Here is a piece I made embroidering over one of my home-dyed cloths:
on a wandering wind, a portfolio of work by her students. So happy to participate!
Also, I'm taking an online class with Jude Hill, Considering Weave. I'll have pictures soon...
In other news, I have finally gotten a new printer, and prior to that installed more memory into my computer...that was a big adventure...in retrospect it was quite easy, but I was anxious about the static electricity warnings...however, here I am, thankfully, to tell the tale, and the computer is much less sluggish. There were lots of stray thoughts about installing more memory into myself, but...
Voila, some happy goats who have been hired to reduce the fire hazard in our huge Tilden Park.
And here is Gilly Marie (and weasel) in her new bed. It's called a donut bed because it has a raised outer section that makes her feel more contained, I think.
Well, this is actually only a partial catch-up, but we're getting there. ~xoxo, s