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I live in a stone cottage in the middle of 100 acre wood without running water, television, or radio. I spend most of my time teaching, homesteading, or messing around with fiber. Both of my daughters like fiber as well, but the older one has recently decided that boys are more compelling than yarn. Silly girl.

My first spinning wheel belongs to my mother, who made me a pair of legwarmers in 1983 (homegrown fleece, thick homespun and dyed with kool-aid, knitted with traditional Sauk-Suiattle tribal designs) when everyone else was getting nylon ones from Kmart. I currently spin on my dreamy Schacht Matchless and my teeny tiny Majacraft Little Gem. I heart fiber and adore working with color and texture.

I also have a clothing line called "The Wicked Wench," featuring all manner of niceties: bonnets and bloomers, steampunk collars and cuffs, feather…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 19
  • Joined November 2, 2008

Favorite materials

Uncarded locks from interesting, rare breeds of sheep, Angora with lots of guard hairs, Hand processed nettle, Cedar bark, White and fluffy roving waiting to be hand painted

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About

I live in a stone cottage in the middle of 100 acre wood without running water, television, or radio. I spend most of my time teaching, homesteading, or messing around with fiber. Both of my daughters like fiber as well, but the older one has recently decided that boys are more compelling than yarn. Silly girl.

My first spinning wheel belongs to my mother, who made me a pair of legwarmers in 1983 (homegrown fleece, thick homespun and dyed with kool-aid, knitted with traditional Sauk-Suiattle tribal designs) when everyone else was getting nylon ones from Kmart. I currently spin on my dreamy Schacht Matchless and my teeny tiny Majacraft Little Gem. I heart fiber and adore working with color and texture.

I also have a clothing line called "The Wicked Wench," featuring all manner of niceties: bonnets and bloomers, steampunk collars and cuffs, feather fascinators, mittens, wristers, vintage clothing, and much more.

Want kitsch? Visit www.kitschenqueen.etsy.com

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