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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

It's been ages.....

I have just returned to this blog after a long long time. Things changed in my life and I didn’t have the inclination to write. Instead life took over, and this blog went onto the back burner. 563 more words

Hand Made

Playing with Colorwork: Designing a Woven Strap

Now that the knitting is complete, I am working on the woven strap. I will be using an inkle loom and a mix of the wool yarn I used for the bag and a gray cotton. 338 more words


Video Wednesday- Busy Not Spinning

I’ve been pretty busy these past few weeks.

First I got married.

Then this past weekend I attended History Alive, a multi-period re-enactment event that sadly got mudded out on the Sunday due to excessive rain on Saturday night and early Sunday morning. 402 more words