tinyStudio’s newest Sponsor: Daedalus Spinning Wheels!

tinyStudio’s newest Sponsor: Daedalus Spinning Wheels!

One of my big goals with tinyStudio Creative Life magazine is to create a publication for and about our community, I love the connections and relationships we are able to be part of through our online activities and now through the pages of the tinyStudio magazine. With this in mind, I offer advertising primarily to those who contribute articles to each issue (as free ad space) so readers can find them easily and learn more about what they do, and

Special Guest Ineke de Brouwer

Special Guest Ineke de Brouwer

The Making of โ€˜Nehalenniaโ€™ – or, The Disappearance of the Mannequin. Every once in a while we love to share a guest post from one of our wonderful tinyStudio Creative Life magazine contributors. This one takes you behind the scenes of the inspirational story shared in Issue 10 ( find it here!)by Ineke De Brouwer of the Netherlands. This post extends the story even further than in the magazine article, and it was too good not to share ๐Ÿ™‚ We

FiberyGoodness Artist in Residence Program โ€“ First progress blogpost!

FiberyGoodness Artist in Residence Program โ€“ First progress blogpost!

โ€“ Charan Sachar It has been such a pleasure getting to know the Majacraft Aura wheel as part of the Artist in Residence program. As with any new wheel, I have a process of getting to know the wheel and spinning my defaults yarns and my favorites. So here is a peak of how I started on the Aura.  Firstly, it was figuring out the twist and take up on the double drive Aura wheel because it is different from

Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em

Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em

We were so happy with our Issue 8 release, and we had so much content we just couldn’t fit it all in! So we will be running a new series of Guest posts right here on the blog for everyone to enjoy! Today I would like to welcome Audrey Busby who wrote this fascinating article about the Shave ’em to Save ’em initiative. The preservation of rare sheep breeds is really important, as it bring us ongoing learning, a wider

tinyStudio Creative Life Magazine Giveaway!

tinyStudio Creative Life Magazine Giveaway!

I need to start by saying this is a dream come true, creating the fibery magazine that I have always wanted to read! And after a very long time in the planning, our website is reignited and the very first issue is out with subscribers. I can breathe again ๐Ÿ™‚ I am over the moon thrilled with how Issue One has come together, Evanita and I found such a variety of incredible artists who share beautiful insights into their processes

Exploring Elements with Christiane Knight

Exploring Elements with Christiane Knight

This week we are sharing in the process of fiber creation with our current Artist In Residence: Christiane Knight. These insights into how Chris works are both inspiring and motivational, and it is exciting to see the way she has approached what could be quite a daunting task, with flair and creativity! The rest of this post is provided by Christiane, I know you will enjoy it as much as I have! ย ๐Ÿ™‚ When I decided that my Artist in

Featured Artist and Shepherd: Jen Eddington of Curly Wool

This week we introduce Jen Eddington of Curly Wool from Tasmania, who has a multi-generational love for fiber. From breeding and raising sheep to dyeing, spinning and weaving, she enjoys all aspects of working with wool. Her studies in fiber arts have taken her all over the world โ€“ most recently to Fibery Goodness! Arlene Thayer (AT):ย  Tell us about being a “fiber” person in your part of the world, Tasmania? Jen Eddington (JE):ย  My island state of Tasmania has

Featured Artist: Kyle Bowser of Palomino Farm

Editor’s Notes:ย  It’s been a nice vacation…After compiling over a hundred featured artist posts at spinartiste.com, I took five months off!ย  And, just like any break, you end up assessing how to resume and move forward.ย  What finally came to the surface was I missed doing this posts.ย  So, we’ve decided to weave one in about once a month and, most exciting of all, we will be featuring an artist from within our Fibery Goodness community.ย  If you participate in