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Spinning a yarn

I may have mentioned before that the production of fabrics played a very important part in the local economy in days gone by.  In Saint-Chinian, fabric production ceased more or less after the devastating flood of 1873, but further north the textile industry continued to flourish until the middle of the 20th century.  1,183 more words


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I love this piece from Andreas at MidiHideaways on the creation of fabric at Fete du Fil in Saint-Chinian in France. Gorgeous!

Sewing time

I have been doing a lot of sewing lately. I was cleaning up my closets one day and found some swatches that I designed and weaved with a computer aided loom a couple of years ago. 49 more words

Computer Aided Loom

Getting to the Finish Line

Unfinished projects. I hate to say how many I have. The trouble is that a woven project is not done until it’s washed and ironed, 71 more words


Three Days of Weaving Classes

I taught a Chenille Scarf class for the Hangtown Fiber Guild in Placerville on Friday and Saturday. Eight weavers and eight very different scarves. Each is beautiful. 200 more words


Some great weavers

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This week I was reviewing old catalogs of the legendary textile art exhibition in Lausanne, Switzerland. Especially the issues of the 70s and 80s. 92 more words


On the road again....

We are getting ready to leave for a couple shows. First in Arcata for the Natural Fibers fair and then next weekend to Booneville for the Californian Wool and Fiber Fair. 228 more words


Weaving on a Budget

My friend Christy snapped this photo while we were doing a little weaving photo shoot! More on that later.

Honesty: weaving, like any hobby or craft, can really add up! 470 more words