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March 09, 2014

Catching Up

My final weekend at Bradford College before my degree show went fine and I’m quite excited weaving my final collection. If the ideas work out it should hopefully look rather cool. The stash also got enhanced with a trip to and a visit from Jim the yarn man at college. Really happy I took the […]

 

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April 26, 2012

Onwards and upwards

Time keeps romping by at the moment and I keep getting to the end of the week and wonder why I’ve not gotten much done. I tried to remedy this last week by doing as much as I could of both the flaming wollmeise scarf and the rag rugs. The Wollmeise scarf is plodding along […]

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March 23, 2012

Rag rugs are great

I’ve managed to achieve my aim this week to get cracking on properly with the rag rugs on Vicky the floor loom. There’s a not so great aspect to rag rugs, and that’s making the rags. I got a rotary cutter at the Creative Stitches Show in Glasgow earlier this month and I understand now […]

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March 11, 2012

Warp speed

I think I’m finally getting this weaving thing right as I managed to get Vicky the Viking floor looms warp measured and beamed in about 2 hours or so. This is a world record for me and I hadn’t even messed any of the warp up. The warp is a red jute that I got […]

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