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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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Spring Break Spinning

Well, Winter Sessions have finished and Spring Break brings a much needed teaching break.  This was my first year teaching the Spinning and Dyeing class at Place des Arts, and along with teaching some new Intermediate Weaving workshops, I experienced … Continue reading

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Silken Kaleidoscope

I recently attended Karen Selk’s Silken Kaleidoscope workshop, which was sponsored by the Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners.  Karen is a wonderful weaver, frequent contributor to Handwoven Magazine, and founder and former owner of Treenway Silk. In addition to the … Continue reading

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And the results are . . .

After the workshop I returned home and finished weaving, then washed dried and hemmed the mats.  The results are four reversible place mats, and one shorter mat for the centre of the table.  All now ready to be put into … Continue reading

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Repp Weave Day 2

Today we worked on weaving motifs in repp weave.  Repp weave is a relatively simple to weave, based on plain weave pairs with elements of colour and weave and double weave thrown in.  The beauty and versatility is all in … Continue reading

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