True Confessions and Our Tools, Ourselves

Funny moments in Our Tools, Ourselves

If there’s one installment of Our Tools, Ourselves that pops into my mind on a regular basis and makes me laugh every time, it’s the interview with crocheter-stitcher-knitter-sewer Tif Fussell (aka Dottie Angel) with one of the funniest confessions of all time. And of course, the whole series is a trove of wit and wisdom!

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PREVIOUSLY in Our Tools, Ourselves: Jenny Gordy of Wiksten

Top photo © Tif Fussell

5 thoughts on “True Confessions and Our Tools, Ourselves

  1. So fun going back to re-read this Our Tools post. It really is such a great interview! It reminds me that a couple of years back while on the way to a weekend in Seattle, I happened to bump into Tif at Tolt Yarn & Wool in Carnation, WA and we had the loveliest chat, complimenting me and asking me about the shawl I was wearing (it was Shannon Cook’s Feyre). She was just the loveliest, funniest most darling person ever and if she noticed I was a bumbling, goofball, star-struck fan-girl, she never let on. Before I left, she kindly posed for selfies with me and gave me a hug. All the way to the car, and as my husband and I drove out of town, all I could say was oh my god, oh my god, oh my god!!! Seriously, it was pretty much the highlight of my holiday.

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  2. Tif Fussell, like many crafters I’ve “gotten to know” online over the past few years, offers a depth of insight into her lovely soul and ways and I can’t help adding, free of charge! I’m dazzled by the generosity, talent and wit she and so many others offer. That would include you, Karen Templer! Thank you, beautiful people.

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  3. That was THE most darling and whimsical read and method of phrasing of anything I have read lately. Thank you for the post sending us back to read that. I never caught it the first time around – being a new follower of your blog – so was happy to be directed to it. Funny, I have seen Tif in Tolt – I live here in the Seattle area – and follow her on instagram, but have never read her blog. Excited to have something new to fill my head with.

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