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  • A Meteorological Weaving Journey

    A Meteorological Weaving Journey

    Hello everyone and welcome back to the Weft Blown Blog and hello to all of you who have discovered Weft Blown over the past few months.

    This blog has been in hibernation over the past few months as we've been so busy keeping up with day-to-day running of Weft Blown that we've not had time to post.

    However, things are now settled down now with my husband Rob jumping onto Team Weft Blown full-time and this blog can be brought back to life.

    So, I thought it'd be good to use this blog mainly for my handwoven textiles and the process behind weaving them and starting with where my inspiration comes from.

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  • Time to Play

    Time to Play

    As usual its been busy at Weft Blown HQ as I have been working away on orders for lots of new stockists. I'm happy to say that all orders are complete for now and it's been great fun to work with such a lovely range of galleries and shops.
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  • Getting excited about Edinburgh Yarn Festival

    Getting excited about Edinburgh Yarn Festival

    For those of you that have read my last blog post you my remember that I said that I was heading off to Scotlands Trade Fair at the end of January.

    After a lot of hard work and stress I got there and it went fantastically well. 

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  • Scrunchy Clouds

    Scrunchy Clouds

    Hello again and many apologies for the long gap between blog posts. 

    Things have been rather busy at Weft Blown HQ with getting ready for Christmas fairs, being ill, and getting inspired by weather.

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  • How to Weave with Lithuanian Linen from Midwinter Yarns

    How to Weave with Lithuanian Linen from Midwinter Yarns

    During the summer the lovely Estelle at Midwinter Yarns got in touch with me to ask if I could weave a sample for them for their stand at shows using their Lithuanian Linen. This was very good timing as I had that day just been drooling over their linen Sweet Peas packs that they had […]

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  • Inchnadamph – The Cloth, The Land, The Earth

    Inchnadamph – The Cloth, The Land, The Earth

    One of the best things that has happened since I moved into my studio in West Kilbride, Craft Town Scotland, is making some fantastic friends with the other designers makers who also have studios. Jane Hunter is one of these people and she has her own textile art business called Jane Hunter Art, as well […]

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  • Sunsets and Showers – Scarves and Cowls

    Sunsets and Showers – Scarves and Cowls

    Sunsets ScarfThere’s been a lot of weaving going on and thankfully a lot of restful holiday fun too. The good news is that the Sunsets and Showers Collection is now ready and available to drift off to new homes. As you may remember the inspiration of the collection came from my winter walks along the beach and […]

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  • Waves in the Clouds Wraps

    Waves in the Clouds Wraps

    Over the past couple of months I’ve not just been working on the new Sunsets and Showers collection but I’ve also been working on a totally brand new thing – Handwoven Wrap I first worked on a prototype using a mix of Jamiesons of Shetland 4ply and Aran yarn and I managed to get this […]

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  • Sunsets and Showers – Inspiration

    Sunsets and Showers – Inspiration

    Even though the warmer Summer weather is trying to reach West Kilbride, my head is firmly stuck in the cold and wet wintry showers and the stunning sunsets from earlier this year as I am designing and weaving my new collection. As you might have gathered if you follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter I […]

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  • Edinburgh Yarn Festival

    Edinburgh Yarn Festival

    If you hadn’t noticed by all my Facebook, twitter, and instagram posts, I was at Edinburgh Yarn Festival at the weekend. I shared a stall with my good friend Karen at Once A Sheep. We also had great help from our friends Jane, Rosie and Seona, who we couldn’t have managed to do the whole thing without […]

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  • Off to Edinburgh Yarn Festival

    Off to Edinburgh Yarn Festival

    The car is packed, looms are warped, yarn is in, and I’m pretty much ready to head off to Edinburgh to set up for the Edinburgh Yarn Festival. I’m also taking with me all my handwoven things to sell and to make life  asker for me this section of my website will be out of […]

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  • 1st Year!

    1st Year!

    A year ago this weekend I opened up my studio! I can’t believe how fast this year has gone and even better, how well it’s gone! The year started off with throwing everything into the studio and try and get some work made whilst trying to finish my course at Bradford College. I got there […]

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