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Up to my eyeballs in dryer balls...

Posted by xoxo Michelle on Sunday, September 1, 2013,

Today I am up to my eyeballs in dryer balls...lol  Trying to keep up with inventory and feed the kids, clean the house, do chores is a time management challenge for sure, especially this time of year.  I first learned about dryer balls from another vender at a craft show.  She was looking for a local source for them to care for her little one's cloth diapers.  With a little research (and encouragement from my sis) I decided to try to make some.  My baby at the time had super sensitive skin an...
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All I know about wool...

Posted by Michelle on Monday, August 26, 2013,

Isn't much compared to many.  In the short 14 months I have owned sheep and worked with fiber I have learned the basics of needle felting, how to shear (sufficiently not professionally), how to pick and wash fleeces, use a drum carder, dye wool, and I'm starting to learn to spin (thanks to my very patient dad).  Most things I have either learned from trial and error or youtube.  Today I dyed wool with Rit dye, it was raining, and I'm low on colors to felt with so I figured a good day for groc...
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