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May Towel Finally on the Loom

I finally have the “May Towel of the Month on the loom after a couple of false starts.  I made the choice to use 2/8 cotton in natural colour for the body of the towel, and a very pretty cable … Continue reading

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My Summer Project – a Double Double Weave

This summer was glorious, hot and sunny for the most part.  In between enjoying the sunshine, travel, spending time with family and friends and guild activities, I spent my spare time playing with my summer project.  This was inspired by … Continue reading

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It’s All in the Cards

Yesterday was a fun day, spent at Brenda’s (Penelope Fibre Arts) where Kim McKenna (Claddagh Fibre Arts) taught an introductory workshop on Card Weaving.  Card weaving uses a set of cards, with holes punched in the four corners.  A huge … Continue reading

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Summer and Winter Sample 2

The second challenge of the Summer and Winter study was to look at eight-shaft Summer and Winter weave on a one-colour warp.  On eight shafts, six blocks are available.  I chose 8/2 tencel in the colour olive green for warp.  … 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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