Tag Archives: Wool

Wet Finishing for Weavers

As weavers we know that the project isn’t finished as soon as it comes of the loom.  We need to tidy it up, fix any errors, sew the hems or twist a fringe, and otherwise make it as close to … Continue reading

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This Just in from WA

Imagine my surprise when I opened my mail today and found this! A beautiful Jarrah wood music box, playing “Waltzing Matilda”. Some Dreamee Wool top of Western Australian wool. And a wonderful hand-made card containing notes from all my weaving … Continue reading

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It all started with Karaoke

As Karl Lagerfeld has said, “Some things never go out of fashion in the world of fashion: jeans, the white shirt, and the Chanel jacket.” Ahh, the Chanel Jacket.  It’s classic, reported to be comfortable and easy to wear, and … Continue reading

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Soft & Squishy

Remember this?   It is now this:  four yummy skeins of soft and squishy woolen spun yarn.      I’m not sure what I am going to make with it yet, but loved the experience of spinning these natural coloured Moorit … Continue reading

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What the Heck is a Bilby?

Saturday we took a trip to Bilby Yarns, our local weaving and spinning shop here in Perth.  The shop is located at the corner of Harrison Street and Hillary Street in Willagee, a suburb south of the city.  It is … Continue reading

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