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Experiment in Linen

I wanted to try working with linen again.  The last time I wove with linen threads was at least ten years ago, and while I ended up with some pretty nice tea towels. I remember many people saying linen was … 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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February – A Month of Love

Ah, sweet February, a short month that brings us days that grow increasingly longer.  As winter slowly releases its grip, and with Valentine’s Day smack in the middle, I found time to reflect on the loves in my life. These … 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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January – A Time for Swedish Lace

Yes, I know it’s late, but here we go anyway.  For January, I decided to make some towels in Swedish Lace.  I worked up a simple two block profile draft and then used traditional Swedish Lace threading to make the … Continue reading

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September Towels At Last

The September towels are such a great representation of Autumn.      Easy weaving, in Turned Monk’s Belt, since all the work is in the warping.  Once on the loom they wove up quickly and it was an easy pattern to … Continue reading

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Fibre Focus 2015 – Lynden, Washington

Every two years, the Association of Northwest Weavers Guilds(ANWG) hosts a conference for the associated guilds.  For 2015 there was no guild willing to host a full conference, so the Whatcom Weavers and the Peace Arch Weavers joined together to … Continue reading

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