Monthly Archives: May 2017

An empty loom

Well, all the weaving for project 6 is finished and washed.  I’ve currently got one throw and one length of cushion cover fabric on the clothes maiden in from of a heater trying to get them dry.  The others I … Continue reading

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The tie-up

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It’s me not the loom

After my loom rant yesterday I feel I should clarify that it’s me that’s the problem not my loom. It’s a Glimakra Ideal, and it’s been ideal for me ever since I bought it.  The problem is that now I’m … Continue reading

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New loom more important than new kitchen!

I’m so envious of my friends who already have a dobby looms.  I had a meltdown on Friday trying to sort out the tie-up of my countermarche.  Eight shafts, eight treadles means 64 connections to make while lying on my … Continue reading

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Warping

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Dyeing Complete!

Over the weekend I’ve finally completed all the dyeing I need for my throws and cushion covers.  At least I hope I have! I calculated the total length of warp yarn I’d need for both throws and cushions, and decided … Continue reading

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Today’s Post

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