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About psobrien

Hi, my name is Sandy and I am a retired professional quilter turned fiber artist with my main interest in spinning wool , using natural plants to dye fiber to be used in tapestry weaving. I grew up on a dairy farm in Kentucky, travelled around the world and now make my home in Southeastern Arizona with my husband, Pat and Duffy, our Westiepoo.

Happy Anniversary!

This is one of the happiest days of my life!  And after thirty years……yes, thirty, it just keeps getting better.  Today I am in Kentucky with my family and Pat is in Arizona with Duffy, but our hearts are together. … Continue reading

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I’m Still Here!

Believe it or not, I have been busy, and I just haven’t made time to sit here at the computer and write about my weaving, knitting, spinning, and other stuff. I made the big decision to sell my large Navajo … Continue reading

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Doing Something Right

  I must be doing something right, look at all these beautiful flowers.  Actually, Pat has been taking very good care of our yard.  And a little monsoon rain helps! Pat and I have been spending more time outdoors, enjoying … Continue reading

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Long Time No Post

Yes, I know it has been a long while since my last post.  So I will get this up to date.  After our trip to Albuquerque, I visited my family in Kentucky.    I was there for 10 days, and … Continue reading

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Trip to Albuquerque

Last week, Pat and I loaded up the truck with his bike and my weaving and we made a road trip to Albuquerque, NM.   Pat has a long time blog friend, Patrick O’Grady, who writes an interesting, entertaining, and … Continue reading

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Flowers and Other Stuff

Spring is here and that means a lot of flowers.  Duffy checks out the roses each morning to make sure there are no uninvited critters underneath.A warm sunny day is also a reason to bring out the solar oven.  Pat makes … Continue reading

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It’s a Wrap

It’s a wrap or a shawl, whatever you want to call it, I’m weaving it.  This is a merino/silk blend woven on a Schacht rigid heddle loom.  I used the Brook Bouquet pattern on the ends and plain weave for … Continue reading

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