Have you ever wanted to do ALL THE THINGS and realized that you can’t possibly do them? Do you give up? Do you rally? Well, that’s what this post will ponder. When do you DIY into a stupor, and when do you call for reinforcements?[Read more…]
Happy New Year!
2018 kept us busy here at Mosshollow Hill. If you have some time, allow me to take you on a visual journey of the past 12 months. Brew yourself some tea, coffee, or cocoa, cuddle up in a blanket, and feel free to take a break once in a while. We have a long way to go…[Read more…]
Greetings, Wool Lovers!
In 2017, I made the decision to take a year off from vending in 2018. Because teaching dominates most of my time, I felt like I could never get into the studio to create anything new or even experiment with my fibers. In lieu of prepping for shows this year, I made a goal to get back to the wooly basics, but before I can dye it, felt it, or spin it, I need to process it.
This post is dedicated to Tri, a former student of mine, who asked me to post about what life is like on our farm. I hope he enjoys reading about how projects begin at Mosshollow Hill and how they take on a life of their own.
“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”-Tolkien
As a child, I grew up reading, playing outside, watching movies, and imagining. At times, I found myself doing them at the same time-and often while wearing long skirts and dresses. The adventures of Anne of Green Gables, the Pevensie children in Narnia, the hobbits of the Shire, the resistance fighters in Robotech The New Generation and Star Wars, and the Potter children in Whangdoodleland all stirred something deep inside my soul.