Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Pluckyfluff in Taos

The Taos Wool Festival is always my favorite event
of the year...but I must admit that this year, it got totally eclipsed by the awesomeness of having Lexi Boeger bring her Camp Pluckyfluff to Taos Sunflower.  I went to the festival for only about an hour, anxious to get back to the shop to get ready for opening...and I was in such a hurry, I forgot to take photos.  For a great photo journey of this year's festival, see Holly's art journal.

I was lucky enough to sit in on day #1 of the first class, and it was too much fun to be legal.  Lexi is the best teacherLexmagicwheel2
...and as classmates go, we were the best combination I've ever experienced in a class...totally neat people, lots of laughter, no one hogging air space.  I want to thank each of you for sharing your class with me...Judy, Anne-Marie, Linda, Lorraine, Meaghan, Lexi (of course!) and my very special friend, Holly.  You all just made my week.

Here are some random photos...

Lexi, at the Ashford Country Spinner, making her magic;Annemariespinning
Anne-Marie, spinning her yellow mohairy yarn;Meaghanbatt_2
Meaghan showing off her first carded batt;
Holly deep in concentration getting her wheel ready for the day ahead.Hollyeqq
  My apologies to the rest of you...I took lots of photos that day, but they all came out far too dark for even photoshop to salvage. 

Last, but certainly not least, here are the graduating classes.Pluckyfluffgrads2
Camp #1 on the left, Camp #2 on the right.  Both camps were wonderful, and I thank you all for coming from so far to attend.  Please keep in touch with us (sign up for our e-mail list, if you haven't already) and wait for news on what Lexi and I might cook up for this time next year...

Wahoooooo!  Spin on.....---Martie


Mandie said...

It looks like an awesome time was had by all Martie!
Look forward to catching up with you soon,

Martie said...

Yes...and yes! XOXO Martie

HollyEQQ said...

You rock!!! I had as much fun as you did. Class was wonderful and I agree that Lexi was a great teacher. The environment didn't hurt either - your shop just blows my mind.
But paybacks are hell for that picture of me! I am evil and I have my ways.....

Martie said...

Rut ro! I better watch my back...

ann-marie said...

Hi all! Taos Camp Pluckyfluff was AWESOME! I learned so, so much and walked away from class the second day as a liberated spinner. ;) Lexie is a rock star and Sunflower is the best place on earth!
I love you girls!