Interview with SpinArtiste

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CF - Self + BillBill and I were recently interviewed by Arlene Thayer – Spin Artiste! Enjoy a peak of life on Calluna Farm.
“This week we are featuring Candy Hargett and Bill Kimsey of Calluna Farm Studios, unapologetic “Boomers” who are actively creating the type of life for which many of us yearn. So, in a sense, this post feels like a bit of a “how to” which I think you will enjoy!

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April Fiber Festivals

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Please join us at these upcoming Fiber Festivals.
We will have a large selection of handspun -one of a kind- yarns and
hand-knit and hand woven fashions.
We also welcome farm & studio visits by appointment.

  • April 20th and 21st  2013
    The 2nd annual “Sheep Shearing and the Journey to Fiber Arts”
    Cabin Spring Farm
    70 Cabin Spring Ln. Lexington VA 24450
    Admission: Free
    Calluna Farm Demos include Corespinning Yarn and Triangle Loom Weaving
  •  Saturday, April 27, 2013
    Powhatan’s Festival of Fiber
    10:00am – 5:00pm
    3920 Marion Harland Lane
    Powhatan, VA 23139
    Admission – $5.00
    Children 12 and under free
    Calluna Farm Demos include Corespinning Yarn and space permitting Triangle Loom Weaving

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A Recent Article…

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The model presented for describing conflict in faith-based organizations may be helpful for understanding how to manage disagreements among people who are in interdependent relationships and passionate about their beliefs.

This is a recent article published in a reader on conflict resolution and mediation.  Bill Kimsey, Calluna Farm

Faith-Based Conflict Resolution 2013 KH Pub

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New from the Studio

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Mountain Spring Handspun

Mountain Spring - Handspun Coils and SpiralsAhhhhh… the mountains are bursting with Redbuds and that special shade of green seen only in the spring…
Hand-dyed Leicester Longwool in shades of purple, fuchsia,rose with light to dark greens plied with mill-spun cotton flake into spirals and coils. Lots of texture and bounce in this richly colored yar

 

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Way to go Dave Kimsey Photo: Montana Creek Alaska | Field & Stream

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On the spinning wheel

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Detail Watercolor Garden

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Watercolor Garden

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Mountain spring

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