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One-of-a-kind hand spun art yarn, limited edition hand dyed yarn, creativity ecourses for fiber artists, sustainable spinning fiber by Asheville fiber artist Stacey Budge-Kamison.

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Hand Spun Art Yarn for fiber artist

Crazy-beautiful hand dyed yarn and spinning fiber

Limited edition yarn and fibers that will change the way your think about your work – from hobby knitter to fiber artist. You will feel like you are painting with yarn.

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Learn the basics of Art Weaving... it's a free ecourse.

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  • Choosing a loom
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Make Magic. Make Art Everyday.

Make Magic. Make Art Everyday.

  The other day I decided to watch the documentary Muscle Shoals on Netflix. For the most part the only reason this movie was even on my radar, was I grew up about two hours East of Muscle Shoals, Alabama and my Girl Scout troop took a tour of the infamous recording studio in the 70s. And while it was fascinating to see how many famous musicians came to this tiny little studio in an unlikely Alabama town to record, what really struck me was the incredible talent behind of the studio’s session musicians.       They were just every day people with the day job playing music. And while the session musicians all seemed so very humble, in the movie, the rocks stars were all in praise of how tight and on point the Muscle Shoals session musicians were. When interviewed the session musicians would humbly say we play music together every day, we work on a lot of recordings together. So basically these guys were saying straight up practice makes perfect. These guys weren’t focused on the branding, they weren’t focused on their fans, or tour dates. As session musicians, their job was to go into the studio every day play music and go home. In short these musicians became as good as they were because the focus was on making the music and doing work. To become good at your art, you have to do the work. As I’ve written here over the last 10 months, I have found the best way to build your art is the show up daily and do the work. That is exactly what the session musicians of the Muscle Shoals studio did. Know I have to admit being an artist, 50%... read more
Stacey Budge-Kamison

Stacey Budge-Kamison

Head Fiberista, UrbanGypZ

I am a fiber artist in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina. I make colorful edgy handmade yarn, by breaking the rules of traditional artisan craft methods. I want to encourage you to see your knitting and crocheting as fiber art and to find and embrace your creativity through every day activities and inspirations.

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