Somehow, I didn't know you're a fiber artist, too! Oh the conversations we could have been having this whole time!

I suspect you've already read it, but just in case you haven't, may I recommend Women's Work: The First 20,000 Years Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times by Elizabeth Wayland Barber? I read it recently and really got a lot out of it.

A few years ago, a Canadian Production Wheel came into my life. It's an old wheel -- at least 100 -- and every time I sit at it, I think about the women who sat at it before me. I don't know who they were, but I feel connected to them through this tool that's survived all these years.

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