What Inspires Me

-to observe the patterns and textures around us

Vintage Lee Jeans, strait from the archives at Lee Jeans H.Q. in Kansas City, Mo

spectredelarose:

Nini Theilade in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 1935

(via vintagegal)

“Make stuff. Stay home. Draw. Dress locally. Hand wash. Learn to darn.”

—   Sarah Swett, Fiber Artist  (via kelsiedoty)
hellosmitten:

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katie-scott:

Illustrations done in collaboration with Amsterdam Worldwide for Scalpel, a Pernod Ricard publication.

katie-scott:

Illustrations done in collaboration with Amsterdam Worldwide for Scalpel, a Pernod Ricard publication.

ohlookart:

Ivan Bilibin - Ivan Tsarevich catching the Firebird’s feather 

ohlookart:

Ivan Bilibin - Ivan Tsarevich catching the Firebird’s feather 

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coffee-and-wood:


Čičmany, Slovakia (Heritage )

coffee-and-wood:

Čičmany, Slovakia (Heritage )

wgsn:

Folkloric Snake by Katie Scott

wgsn:

Folkloric Snake by Katie Scott

kelsiedoty:

Today I bundled items from my yard. I arranged the plant matter on top of a piece of mordanted silk and then placed the rolled bundle into a mason jar with boiling water. I plan to leave the bundle in the hot Kansas sun for about a week. 

kelsiedoty:

Somebody should have told me I would become a fiber fanatic. 

“The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together.”

—   William Shakespeare (via kelsiedoty)

crumblewithme:

the yarn storage at my University - a favourite place :)

Somewhere To Hide: Navajo (chain) plying on a drop spindle.

somewheretorunto:

So my weekend spinning plans got ruined by my broken spindle (on the up side the place I got it from is going to replace it). Sp my plans changed to plying and I thought I’d make a post on how I do it and hope people can either offer improvements or find some of it useful.

1. How I manage my…