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WiP Wed (12/16/20)

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

Whew… what a week. WHAT A YEAR. This might be my last WiP post for the year - next Wed is two days before Christmas, and the next one is two days before New Years. In a normal year I’d be flipping out that I don’t have enough presents wrapped, Chex Mix made, etc… this year I’m just like YO I HAVE SURVIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIVED… and you? Pat yourself on the back if you’re reading this, because it means you’ve made it this far, too. How about, since you’re reading what I’m writing, we make a deal with each other — if...

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WiP Wed (11/18/20)

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

I’m in that headspace where I think it’s Tuesday, but I also think it might be Thursday, so I keep checking the calendar and am like, no, wait, it’s Wednesday! Time for my WiP post! Here’s what’s going on in the studio this week… In ceramics, I have so much detail painting work to do that I think I understand why my right arm is bothering me! Constant squeezing of the paint tubes I’m using to get the thin lines has exacerbated the low-level tennis elbow I’m always prone to anyway because of my knitting. Artist down, y’all! Artist down!...

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WiP Wed (11/11/20)

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

My energy level the last two days (going to bed at 9 PM is normal, right? And trying to sleep later than 7?) and my ability to stay focused (SQUIRREL!) are both telling me that maybe I should have taken one more week off of work… but also I have things to do, and need to get out of my own head, and out of my own way. So things are slow this week, but moving! In ceramics, I have a lot to glaze, to restock before GLAM (which as of this moment is both online and in person -more...

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WiP Wed (10/19/20)

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

Hello, and happy Wednesday! (* looks around * … it is Wednesday, right???) This week is a bit of a wash for me, work-wise — a dentist appointment on Monday in the late morning and a mammogram later today in the early afternoon, both of them an hour away from the studio. Hooray for taking care of myself, but boo for not feeling very accomplished. Oh, and after today’s appointment, I’m headed out of town. I’m coming back either Sunday or Monday (I’ll know by Saturday) and am planning on getting SO MUCH DONE NEXT WEEK. Meanwhile, what about last...

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New in the Shop: Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

New in the shop, Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows. Broken toys, faded colors; graveyards, old pawn shops; broken hearts, dirty windows. Some things are just filled with sadness. With loss. With souvenirs of a life. If it's one person who could write about life, it was John Prine. In his passing, we are left with the souvenirs he gave us. Beautiful moments forever encased in music. Each note a stitch in a greater story, a greater project. What souvenir would you make with this yarn? HaldeCraft HandDyed yarns started life in 2007 in a small yarn store in Gainesville, Florida...

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