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Backstrap Weaving - Color Catching

I have been washing all the pieces I have made with the cotton my friend Betty brought back from Guatemala. Two of the pieces were recently made and two were made quite some time ago. 1,014 more words

Backstrap Weaving

How good does the inside of your clothes look.

The true test of a good seamstress is one that will show you the wrong side of The creations
My little one has already soiled her new address and so now it’s hanging on the clothesline drying for its next day to wear. 104 more words


A Lesson In Blocking

Earlier this week I received a super-exciting parcel in the post…

“Playmats?” I hear you say. Why did she buy foam playmats? And why is she so excited about them? 632 more words


Backstrap Weaving - Circles

I just learned how to cut out circles in my simple drawing program and have been messing around with that with some photos of my weaving. 1,121 more words

Backstrap Weaving

Most awesome bias binding tutorial ever...

Forgive my leaning towards hyperbole for the title, but I became highly excited when i did bias binding on the neckline using this new method and saw the results…!! 502 more words

Bias Binding

Backstrap Weaving - Braiding and Thinking

No,  haven’t been spinning. I have been braiding and thinking about projects new and old. I am aware from my visits to Ravelry that the great annual Tour de Fleece is underway and, while I am not participating, I was motivated by all the excitement connected with the event to dig through the cupboard and pull out some old handspun projects which I have woven with the alpaca and llama fiber you can see above. 1,501 more words

Backstrap Weaving

Backstrap Weaving - Cuffs and Stuff

I left you last week with this silk cuff in Andean Pebble Weave still on the loom. I had wound a long enough warp to also be able to weave a few intermesh experiments. 712 more words

Backstrap Weaving