Tag: Textiles

Post #3237: On and off the Loom

As might be evident from the photos on here lately, my love of weaving has been rekindled in the last few weeks. At the outset of the pandemic, I sold my large loom because it wasn’t working for me on a number of levels.… Continue Reading “Post #3237: On and off the Loom”

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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 #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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Post #3143: Before cutting into the fabric

Last week I posted a picture of this fabric, but the photo didn’t really do it justice. I’ve just finished hand washing it, and it’s drying on the rack – so before I go any further in my quest to turn this into a… Continue Reading “Post #3143: Before cutting into the fabric”

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Post #2060: When it comes to creativity, “to be everywhere is to be nowhere”.

Brian left on Saturday morning for a 9-day hunting trip up North, which coincided with the start of my intensive Zen practice period, and so the house has been very – very – quiet. While I normally fill the empty spaces by listening to… Continue Reading “Post #2060: When it comes to creativity, “to be everywhere is to be nowhere”.”

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