Saturday, June 06, 2009

Moving Again!

First, an ode to my chocolates. Just last week I ate the last piece of my Valentine's candy.

Oh how I miss you Godive Chocolate which used to live inside the big red heart shaped box! I am so sad whenever I think that I will have to wait 8 more months to see you again.

Next, I know how all 5 of you who look at this blog are always waiting for photos of my adventures in moving things from place to place in the shop. Well, your current wait is about to end. Last time I went to Ikea wew could only do one wall in the Room O'Fleece but the wire cubey shelvesd kept falling on poor Chelsea and so I had to make another trip to Ikea to get something more sturdy to hold the many pounds of fleece which were acquired over this spring.

While I was at Ikea i met the Billy Shelves. I purchased one to see how I liked it and we moved the books to the main room of the shop. (Those roses on the right are from my darling Lousmith for our 14th anniversary)

Another angle of the main room with the looms in their new position in the middle of the room.
Here is a photo of the original shelving unit. it also shows the sadness which is the spindle wall. Where O Where are the spindles I've ordered and why must I wait so long?
Again with the old wall with fleeces even perched on top.
And the new wall. The baskets will be purchased at t alater date but for now this is much safer and even cleaner looking. The shelves which used to hold books now have all the wool washes and the flickers and the combs and the hand cards and the dyes. It makes sense in here among the fleece.
And the corner where the carders and combs and flicks used to live. Nothing has moved here yet. We are still in the consideration stages. Right now all that's left there are flyers and shuttles and bobbins.

I hope you've enjoyed this short tour. If it's all unclear please come in and I'll be happy to show you around and help you touch thinkgs:-)

Also, another exciting thing happened this week. I got my copies of Amy King's New Book, Spin Control. Here's a review of it. I also think there may be something fun with it in the upcoming Knittyspin...maybe...possibly. And don't forget that Amy will be at the Spinning Loft teaching in September if you are interested in learning her magical spinning techniques in person.

7 comments:

Ezara said...

Looks fabulous! Cannot wait to see it in person!

Lynn said...

Nine months. It's nine months till I get to come visit for Sara Lamb's class. Waaaaay too long. I might as well be pregnant.

Jody said...

It's always quite a challenge to try to fit everything in isn't it? I have a very small fibre room with lots of fleeces and equipment. You are doing a fab job!

--Deb said...

Beautiful, beautiful. One of these days, I really want to make it to your shop, it always looks so appealing! (Just, so darn far away!)

graybastian said...

Don't you just love it when things are neat and organized?! The Wall of Fleece II looks great. Tell Chelsea I said nice job. Oh, and I love the spindle I bought Friday. Who makes the ceramic spindles? I didn't find out when I bought it.

aija said...

Wow, thank you for the virtual tour! Every time I see pics of the wall o fleece, in whatever incarnation, I get !!! :)

Tessie said...

So sad that I have to work today. My wheel has taken up the persistent mantra of "I'm lonely, you should get me a friend" and let me tell you, it's starting to become subliminal!