There was a lot to see and take in, most of the day was taken up with show and tell. I love show and tell, well, the look and listen part. I always just mumble through something when it comes my turn to talk, get so nervous I don't know a thing I said. But I make the effort if only because I enjoy what everyone else has to show, I feel obligated to contribute something, even if it means speaking in public.
Because it's late, I'm not going to tell you much. Instead, I would like to show you some of the things that inspired me today. I apologize because the batteries on my camera were low and things turned a bit yellow during the day for some reason. Thankfully the computer was able to return some of the colours to normal.
|Begin the day by packing a lunch|
|We saw a double rainbow leading the way to where we were headed|
|An inspiring sweater made from old sweaters|
It's very soft, and the woman dyed it after putting together
|Lovely yarn that Kitten was spinning beside me|
|She took this which are some alpaca merino and silk merino fibres|
|used a blending board and made lovely rolags|
|Someone had found cotton at the local florist Up Island|
however, the florist down where we live doesn't have them in.
I felt envy, but got over it when I saw what she did with it
|The cotton carded and being spindle spun into lovely yarn/thread|
It was less work to be inspired by seeing it in action,
then envious that I didn't have any cotton to play with
|another mesmerizing spindle|
|On the way home we had to stop here of course|
|The Loom is packed full of lovely things|
|It's like someone thought it was a TARDIS |
and tried to fit a universe of fibre and yarn inside it.
|something I saw|
|Behind the Loom is a studio for weaving and fibre arts|
|"You must answer me these questions three, |
ere the other side you see
What is your name?
What is your quest?
Where did they put the kitty treats?"
|Inside there was all sorts of beautiful things.|
|but before we could admire them all|
the power went out and it was spooky.
I think there are ghosts there.
|We also stopped at the local grocery store to pick up a snack on the way home|
and we saw
Cotton I can take home to play with. This made me pleased.
|The boat arriving to take us home.|
Had a fantastic time, got a fair bit of spinning accomplished, met lots of lovely people, and got filled up with inspiration. Not half bad for a days enjoyment.