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Coincidence

As I work away here in my studio I try to remember to snap pictures of my work as it progresses. I don’t just want to show you finished scarves and socks, I’d like to give you a glimpse behind the scenes to see how it all comes together. 207 more words

Heron Pond

Exhibition: Friend and Foe – Animals in Medieval Textile Art

Exhibition dates: 24 April – 13 November 2016

Eagles, gazelles, lions or even magnificent peacocks enliven the fabrics with which the elites of society once clothed themselves. 64 more words

Exhibitions

Tapestry Progress Update

I just added a more to my tapestry I have on my Big Sister. Trying some more new things. I still need a lot of practice, but this is why I’m using what little bit of acrylic I have in my stash to practice with before I move onto my handspun and more expensive yarns. 68 more words

Crafts

Adventures in Tapestry

I am finally going to give tapestry a real try. I think I mentioned in my last post that I tried it before on my rigid heddle loom (a Schacht Cricket) that it just didn’t work on that loom. 211 more words

Crafts

Ask Nancy: Balance & Heddles

Got weaving problems? Stumped by your spinning? Our resident expert Nancy Reid will answer all of your burning questions in this new regular feature! Previously only available on our newsletter, we are moving Nancy’s informative column over to the Woolery blog for easy reference. 445 more words

Weaving

Did you ever stop to think?

Or would that just be too scary?

About this time of year, back in 2010, I walked away from what I had always thought was going to be my “rest of my life” career. 588 more words

Heron Pond

A point of view

I don’t know if I mentioned it before here, but when I weave, I practically never see a pattern.  I can spot an irregularity in woven fabric (aka a weaving error), I can see the coming knots in the warp.   45 more words

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