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A Year of Living with Colour and Design

Imagine having the luxury to take a year-long workshop with your favourite weaving teacher.  An internship really. Well, that is exactly the experience I had by following Jane Stafford and the JST Online Weaving Guild for 2018.  https://janestaffordtextiles.com/online-guild/ Over the … Continue reading

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Still weaving

I’m still here, and this is what I have been working on: On The Queen, my big, old, sturdy hand made loom:      Two scarves at the same time on the JST muted colour warp gamp.  I dropped the … Continue reading

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Black and White and Red All Over

So this pattern comes straight from Handwoven magazine, May/June 1992 issue, page 50/87.  It is an eight shaft double weave pattern that appealed to me with the smart black and white checkerboard studded with red blocks, dots and dashes on … Continue reading

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A Nice Wool Vest

Well, it has been a while since I made any clothing, or really done any real sewing.  This vest was inspired by the Peace Arch Weavers Guild 50th Anniversary celebration.  To celebrate we decided to have a fashion show.   … Continue reading

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The Lovely Month of May

So many things seem to happen in May.  Our Guild elections have taken place, and I will be President of the Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners Guild for a second year.  Hopefully I can use the second time around to … Continue reading

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Swedish Lace Towels Draft and Instructions

For those of you who asked, I am including here the full draft and instructions for weaving the Swedish Lace Towels. I wanted to use traditional Swedish Lace to the fullest on four shafts, so I worked out a profile … Continue reading

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Back on Track

Well, here I am again after a little break.  I haven’t been posting, but I have been active, with spinning, weaving, family and guild stuff.  I had quite a lot of fun. On the spinning front, I spun a nice … Continue reading

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