September 19, 2017

HealthyThai Massage at Wat Pan Whaen in Chiang Mai

My visit to the traditional Thai massage school in Wat Pan Whaen was my first massage since moving to Chiang Mai. The form of massage offered […]
September 9, 2017

Ancient Ruins in a Chiang Mai Coffee Shop

You might think you have discovered ancient ruins inside the old city in Chiang Mai when you first come across this unique coffee shop just a […]
August 20, 2017

Live Talent Showcase in Chiang Mai

Live Talent Showcase in Chiang Mai Live theater connects communities on many levels. Long term residents of can attend performances, become supporting members, take acting workshops, […]
August 15, 2017
Workshop about wild tea, kombucha, cooking with tea, and other uses for tea. Products shown are green tea, kombucha, and tea pillows. https://youtu.be/NXIKy2ZX-MU Share this!
August 9, 2017
Tea Tasting Set

Monsoon Tea Workshop in Chiang Mai

A Monsoon Tea Adventure I love tea and have been curious about it for some time. So, when I saw announcement for a three part tea […]
August 3, 2017
Craft with Hemp Crochet

Craft shopping in Chiang Mai

Where to Shop You will find plenty craft supplies for all your fiber arts at  Warowat wholesale market. There are several fabric stores selling factory made […]
July 15, 2017

How Do Chiang Mai Long Term Residents Live?

Long term Living  in Chiang Mai Today, I want to give you a few tips on some places you might miss in Chiang Mai, if you […]
July 1, 2017

Chiang Mai Life

A typical morning My typical morning in Chiang Mia starts with my favorite Thai tea and a bowl of yogurt and granola. It’s a spartan setting, […]
April 24, 2017

Episode 7: Songkran

Songkran was last week. Yes, I’m late again. But I have been in computer setup hell. I won’t start with that. First, what is Songkran? Songkran […]
April 19, 2017

No new episode this week

I had to get a new computer and will be finishing setting up and downloading software for the next couple of days. Hope to have a […]
April 10, 2017

The Cotton Fair Episode 6

A local cotton fair featuring Thai garments designed, made, and sold in Thailand. A bit of progress on my ribbed shell  top.  A few tips about […]
March 26, 2017

Craft Nomad Podcast Episode 5

          Hill Tribe Discovery Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand https://youtu.be/47GnD58lVb4   Hello everyone, At last, the fifth episode is up after a full […]
February 25, 2017

Craft Nomad Podcast Episode 4

  Thai Traditions and Crafty Chat Share this!
February 16, 2017

Are You Traditional or Artsy?

I caught the quilting bug in the early 1980s. I had seen handmade quilts made by aunts and other distant relatives, but did not get excited […]
February 10, 2017

Thai Handwoven Textiles

Tradtional Cotton Fabric Weaving in Northern Thailand My recent trip into the mountains along the border of Myanmar was my first trip into real back country […]
February 8, 2017

Craft Nomad Episode 3

Today’s Craft Nomad Episode 3 is about my knitting;  a short travel section about a trip to a Hill Tribe textile festival in Mae Cheam and […]
February 1, 2017

What Is Craft?

This is a post I wrote a while back, but it expresses my ideas and attitudes about craft quite well. It also poses some questions that […]
January 31, 2017

Bosang Umbrella Festival

Saturday, January 21, 2017 The Bosang Umbrella Festival is held every third weekend in January and I was anxious to get out of my new home […]
January 24, 2017

Craft Nomad podcast Episode 2

Episode 2 of the Craft Nomad podcast on YouTube is now available. Includes podcast quiz answers: sponsorship, knitting and literature, crafty retreats, crafty tours. My bio, […]
December 27, 2016

New YouTube Podcast

Hi Everyone, I just started a YouTube podcast for Craft Nomad. It is not yet linked to the website, but you can find it at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSg7RM1BjyMAW3PkaY_8p8g There […]
December 10, 2016

Shaping without Increases or Decreases

I needed a break from the Tuscany Lace Tunic, so I decided to start a take along project. It’s always good to have something you can […]
October 24, 2016

A Korean Romance

Public show of affection is generally frowned upon in Korea. But Koreans are quite emotional and if you are in the right place at the right […]
October 15, 2016

The Knitted Hat Book Review

Review by: Joy Harmon Published by: Interweave Press http://www.interweavestore.com/the-knitted-hat-book This is a full length review. An overall review of the book comes first followed by short […]
September 25, 2016

A Garden Cafe in Chiang Mai

Some of the best restaurants and coffee shops in Chiang Mai will be found while on a leisurely afternoon’s walk. Share this!
September 10, 2016

Book Review: Light & Layered Knits

Light & Layered Knits. By Vicki Square. Loveland, Colorado: Interweave Press. 160 pages. (This review is based on the digital copy and contains comments specific to […]
July 18, 2016

How to Grow a Stash

Everyone has a stash of some kind. For some people, it’s shoes; for others, it’s gardening tools. I grew up in a family that traveled a […]
July 18, 2016

Warorot Market Place, Chiang Mai

Here we are at the entrance to Warorat Market district. The entrance to the Warorat Market is about ten minutes walk from the moat. Cross the […]
July 18, 2016

Family Mystery

I’ve lived a nomadic life since I was a little girl. My father traveled for his work, eventually we settled down in a small town in […]
July 18, 2016

Morning Walk

I always enjoy a morning walk in my neighborhood. This one takes us along the west side of the Old City moat. We start on the […]
July 18, 2016

Fiber Arts: a Rebel Movement

I recently took a virtual tour of my old craft book collection, just to see if any of the craft artists’ work had stood the test […]
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