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HandwovenWeaving

Plain Weave isn’t Plain or Easy

plain weave on a painted warp The looms available to hand weavers have advanced in technology so that they can weave complex patterns and even pictures.  There are dobby looms and, compu-dobby looms with 16 to 64 harnesses, draw looms, and jacquard...

FeltingFibre ArtsWeaving

Works in Progress

shawl on the loom If you are an artisan you'll know that one of the most frequently asked questions is "how long did it take you to make that?" If the piece is woven the answer usually involves a long explanation of the time difference between setting up a loom and...

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Lesson’s Learned

samples of saori weaving This past year has been a bumper year for educational activities.  Covid forced many of us to turn to on-line activities including attending workshops in the comfort of our own homes.  Our workshop committee rose to the...

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Closing out the year

Christmas lights We have moved into that time of year when getting ready for family visits and celebrations is at the top of the "to do" list.  hand kit toqueIf you happened to have done your Christmas shopping at our sale, Elegant Threads, then...