Category: Weave and sew

Post #3199: Loom Tales

I bought a new loom this month. You can see her above – she’s a Berga Savonia countermarch, made by a Finnish company called Varpapuu. From what I can tell, the company went out of business long before the Internet existed (instructions kicking around… Continue Reading “Post #3199: Loom Tales”

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Post #3194: Improving on Instagram

It’s May 6th and I am well-into my @memademay2020 goals, one of which included improving my selfies on Instagram. A big part of participating in the online sewing community involves taking photos of self-made clothing and posting them on various social media, Instagram in… Continue Reading “Post #3194: Improving on Instagram”

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Post #3186: The new favourite (sweater)

As evidenced by the photo up top from the google photo archive (May 15, 2015), I have been knitting for nearly five years. This was my first finished item; a washcloth made of cotton. I thought cotton washcloths were a natural starting place in… Continue Reading “Post #3186: The new favourite (sweater)”

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Post #3185: Another year, another pair of pants

I no longer have any pants that fit me, which is a nice problem to have because it highlights some changes to my body that I’ve been working on in the last few months. Truth is, I didn’t have that many winter-worthy pants in… Continue Reading “Post #3185: Another year, another pair of pants”

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Post #3180: Better weaving

Up until this last week I had convinced myself that I was no longer interested in weaving. I warped my big loom with a blanket near the end of the summer, but the loom wasn’t really co-operating (I still use that loom sans brake… Continue Reading “Post #3180: Better weaving”

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