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Holiday Fun

The December meeting of the Northeast Iowa Weavers and Spinners Guild was highlighted by the holiday brunch. There was far too much delicious food and just the right amount of holiday cheer. 62 more words


9th December 2017

We had a festive and cosy gathering, with lots of lovely homemade food. There was a display of what people have been making all year and there were some beautiful first-shearing Shetland lamb fleeces to buy.


Xmas joviality

Yesterday was our last GeeTAG get together for 2017 and we partied with delicious food, had fun making tricky origami books and secret boxes and continued stitching for our 10 year celebratory exhibition next year. 129 more words

Hand Embroidery

November 2017: A woven shibori studio class and textile exhibitions in Canberra, Bendigo and Tamworth.

Philip and Annette spent 5 days in the studio working with various woven shibori techniques. Looms were pre-threaded with both warp and weft shibori and different fibre/yarns combinations to explore as wide a range of techniques as possible. 508 more words


I’ve been thinking about what inspires me and how I can incorporate that into my sewing. I’ve been looking at a lot of info on indigo and shibori, rust dyeing, eco printing, and natural dyeing. 342 more words


Autumn colours

    You can see the complexity of Christine’s crescent  shawl in this picture and why she needs all her stitch markers. It’s the colour of the shawl which is important today. 171 more words