Taking weaving classes at Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum in Decorah has enriched my life tremendously. Each class is an opportunity to spend a few days in
A tiny shop in the old part of central Berlin had beautiful boiled wool coats and jackets, more wristwarmers and funny circles of felted spikes.
Cold Wrists in Germany
It seems that everyone must have cold wrists in Germany, because I saw so many wristwarmers. There were knitted wristwarmers, beautifully designed graphic machine-knitted wristwarmers,
Hackesche Hofe on Saturday; More Shopping on Sunday
My study tour of libraries and archives in Berlin ended on Saturday afternoon. Our leader, Evelin Morgenstern, took Mark Strattner, Claire Marumoto, and me to
A Newfound Passion for Sheepskins
I can report that a week of handling soft dense sheepskins has marvelous restorative powers, even if it also requires toughened fingers from sewing through
Red Aprons – Of A Sort
Margaret went to Japan. This is one of her lovely photos, from a shrine in Nara.
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