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More Sampling

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Putting the Pattern on the Rug

The rug I’m weaving has a design composed of patches of different weaves and texture.  While I’m weaving I can only see a short section of the rug at any one time – a bit of what I’ve already woven … Continue reading

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Peace

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Rug Weaving

Here are a couple of pictures showing the start of the rug I’m weaving for Project 6.  I’m using Herdwick wool that I was able to buy in three shades of grey, some of which I’ve dyed. The second picture … Continue reading

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Warping Up

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A long day

So, off to Ilkley for a tutorial yesterday.  Left home at 10.30 am and arrived back at 7.30 pm – mind you that included a hour and a half stop at IKEA to check out possible display items, and a … Continue reading

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Common Threads Textiles

A group of us from the course I’m on – HNC in Contemporary Constructed Textiles at Bradford College – have formed ourselves into Common Threads Textiles.  We’ve been through a lot together over the past two years and we want … Continue reading

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Sample, sample, sample

I’ve been busy weaving wool samples for Project 6.  I’m using the right wool, just not in the right colours!  I have blue wool left over from Project 4 so I’m making use of that as I still have to … Continue reading

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Two warps

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Herdwick rug wool

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