Lara's Profile

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I love to make & share beautiful things. When it's something that can be used & enjoyed for both function and beauty it's even better! Learning new things is a lifelong joy that goes well with crafting elegant, functional art.

It's been over a decade since I shifted my knitting focus to weight heavily in favor of lace. For some reason it seems that doing so inspired me to start picking up new skills such as spinning and weaving almost that long ago as well! I'm not sure how I fit that in around my wood turning (yes that too!) but it seems to have worked out.

As part of all that exploring I started making soap (still do when we run low), lotions, balms and various other interesting oddments. I've had quite a few years and a ton of research accumulated on using various essential oils and other useful ingredients! Along the way…

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  • Female
  • Born on February 29
  • Joined December 2, 2008

Favorite materials

yarn, fiber, wool, wood, essential oils, metal, soaps, fabric, paint, wire, beads, clay, stone

About

I love to make & share beautiful things. When it's something that can be used & enjoyed for both function and beauty it's even better! Learning new things is a lifelong joy that goes well with crafting elegant, functional art.

It's been over a decade since I shifted my knitting focus to weight heavily in favor of lace. For some reason it seems that doing so inspired me to start picking up new skills such as spinning and weaving almost that long ago as well! I'm not sure how I fit that in around my wood turning (yes that too!) but it seems to have worked out.

As part of all that exploring I started making soap (still do when we run low), lotions, balms and various other interesting oddments. I've had quite a few years and a ton of research accumulated on using various essential oils and other useful ingredients! Along the way there've been some interesting "experiments" but luckily nothing that caused any damage - at least not more serious than losing a batch of lotion or soap!

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