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Ashford E-Spinner 3

Member Update // Upcoming Spinning with E-Spinners Workshop + New Crochet BO Tutorial!

Summer is here, July has begun and our minds are filled with inspiration from the new season. We always look forward to this shift – this excitement that carries us towards new projects for the months ahead, or sometimes a boost of renewed energy to complete one that’s been lingering “in-progress”. There have been a number of mentions recently from makers about a solstice check-in. A pause that takes place at the beginning of both summer and winter to think about projects or goals that may slowly be shifting towards a slightly new path than what was earlier being traveled. Do you have a similar routine or process? Have you thought about any new goals or projects you’d like to complete before the days of winter begin? We’d love to hear what has been keeping you motivated!

Now, before we continue with sharing new and coming soon content to the School, we’re super excited to first share some exciting news….

New School of SweetGeorgia Mobile App

After about 9 months in the making, we’re SUPER happy to announce the soft launch of our School of SweetGeorgia mobile app, now available for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store!

We’re first sharing this news with our SOS members so that you can have a look and let us know if there are any big things you’d like to see us improve. Felicia has also recorded a walk-through video for the School Orientation series which you can find HERE.

Let us know if you have any suggestions – we look forward to hearing your feedback about the app HERE!

Upcoming Live Workshop // Spinning with E-Spinners

We’re looking forward to our third live workshop coming soon to the School of SweetGeorgia, Spinning with E-Spinners! Join spinning instructor Debbie Held and learn about spinning with an electric spinning wheel, e-spinners, like the Ashford E-Spinner, Hansen Minispinner, and Nano EEW.

ZOOM WORKSHOP DATE: July 13, 2020 at 10am PST.

Spinning with E-Spinners

Click here to register! The workshop will initially be delivered live via Zoom with a replay available following the online workshop. It is available to our All-Access members of the School of SweetGeorgia.

Note that replays of our previous two June Zoom workshops are now available on the SOS site: Spinning with Supported Spindles taught by Debbie Held and Stripes in Tapestry taught by Janna Maria Vallee.

New Tutorial // Crochet Bind-Off

In our latest tiny tutorial, Tabetha teaches you how to cast off your shawl in a unique and beautiful way with crochet edging! This technique is used in Tabetha’s knit shawl pattern shown here, Cumberland.

Cumberland lace shawl by Tabetha Hedrick knit in SweetGeorgia Yarn's Party of Five in Cobblestone

Click here for our Crochet Edging tutorial!

The Cumberland sample from the video was knit in our Party of Five set in Cobblestone. Cobblestone is no longer available, however we have many colourful Party of Five sets to choose from on the SweetGeorgia site!

Live Office Hours // July 2020

Our next Live Office Hours will take place on Thursday, July 30 at 10am PST. Save the date and join us for a chat, updates from the school, and to get your fibre arts questions answered by Felicia! If you can’t make it, no worries as we always post the video on the SOS online library afterwards for all members to enjoy – view the archives HERE.

If you have a fibre arts question for our next Live Office Hours, please send them in advance to: felicia@sweetgeorgiayarns.com. We thank you for sending in your questions!

Thank you for sharing your recent projects with us on the SOS community forums, or by tagging us on Instagram at @sweetgeorgia or #schoolofsweetgeorgia. We always love to see what is being made!

Wishing you a colourful weekend filled with creative making,
Brigid + School of SweetGeorgia