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The administration of Robert Watson’s estate  (Shopkeeper. Selby, Yorkshire).

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Inventory Nov 8th, 1688
Goods in the Shopp
5 doz of stockins att 7s, £1-15-; one doz ditto 13s; 3 doz of childrens stockins att 2s 6; 120 yards of blew linn, 8-17-8,….

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Antique Textiles

A very nice birthday present

So I had my family birthday party, a small celebration where we offered salad and cakes. And I got gifts! A few of the gifts, namely clothing, headphones and money, hardly have anything to do in this blog and will therefore not be dwelled upon. 81 more words

Inkle Weaving

Inspire your inkle loom creativity!

Learning how to set up your inkle loom will open your eyes to what can be created on these little looms. Unlike its big brother, a multi-shaft floor loom that consumes a lot of space in your studio – and don’t forget all the extras, such as a bench, warping reel, bobbin winder, shuttles and cones of yarn that come with it – most inkle looms are quite happy to sit on a table. 350 more words


On the band wagon

Apparently I was right on track with my thoughts on how to use the tensioning paddle on the Hansen inkle loom because I turned out my first inkle band in an hour last night. 264 more words

Inkle Weaving

Not an inkling

In keeping with this year’s personal goal to learn new stuff, I bought an inkle loom in September. Today I tried to warp it. Here’s this afternoon’s adventure: 170 more words

Inkle Weaving

Backstrap Weaving - What in the world? Where in the world?

Where in the world am I?

The Tibetan tent and flags adds a spot of color in a dreary day. The tent had been erected next to a Buddhist stupa and was intended to shelter honored guests at a Tibetan wedding. 2,698 more words

Backstrap Weaving


After the mammoth 70m of braid commission mentioned in the previous post, I was also asked to stitch some silk garters for the same Chicago job. 253 more words

Hand Stitching