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The selvages: what is it that makes them straight?

For all of you non-fabric geeks, selvages are the edges of the handwoven fabric that do not require any hemming and will not fray after the fabric is taken off the loom. 604 more words


An Interview with Syne Mitchell

On today’s post, we’re pleased to share an interview with Syne Mitchell, author of one of our favorite new books here at the Woolery, … 1,312 more words


I heart weaving

Small heart weaving kit

Also available at the Little Beehive Co-op

and The Windmill Shop at Founders Park, Nelson NZ

Might try and run a workshop locally on this easy little project –

…will keep you posted…..<3


Secret Wool Society & BEX Vintage

A couple of months ago I was approached by BEX Vintage to consign some of my weavings. I tried to keep it cool during the conversation and do my whole “Casual Megan” thing, but it was pretty difficult. 154 more words


Event: Chris Buckley Talks about the Evolution of an Ancient Technology

Event date: Tuesday 16 February 2016, 4pm

This talk by OATG member, Chris Buckley, will discuss two studies of contemporary East Asian weaving cultures: one is a micro-level study of how weaving culture is transmitted and sustained, the other a macro-level study of technologies and techniques used across the region. 371 more words


Nothing to See Here!

I haven’t done a blog post for two weeks because I haven’t finished anything!

I’m working on a block for the Norah’s Vintage Afghan KAL… 269 more words