Monthly Archives: September 2008

Broomstick Lace and FOs — tutorials and free patterns

  I finished another scarf yesterday.  I like it.  For the warp I used the lime and mauve merino that I spun and dyed last winter.  For the weft, I used the lime merino and some variegated burgundy/mauve/blue/lime mixed wool that I … Continue reading

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WeaveZine…Fall Issue is Out!

Do you remember when I posted about this coin purse?  The inspiration for it came from curiousweaver and her handwoven inkle weaves.  Well, I’m not the only one that enjoyed that tutorial… This is one of the featured articles in WeaveZine for … Continue reading

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My Harp Stand Arrived….Yellow Weave

The stand for my Harp arrived… It only took a few minutes to set it up and what a difference it makes!  I can pull it up close while sitting in my chair and it relieves the back discomfort that … Continue reading

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First Woven Scarf..FO and Ozark Carding Mill, LLC

I finished the first woven scarf with my hand spun… It’s been washed and dried…now I’m not sure I did all that correctly, but it looks ok to me…lol  I am loving this.  The stand for the Kromski Harp should … Continue reading

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Weaving…continued…

I’ve ordered the stand for the 32″ Harp..lol.. however, I must say,  the formal dining room is seeing a lot more action since the Harp’s arrival.. :O)  This is my first try to make something really useful.  This scarf should … Continue reading

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Dan Willig… Thesis on Quilting

Dan left a comment on a post called ‘Men Who Quilt’ on my old blog Fabric Follies   saying that he was a graduate student working on a story quilt for his thesis.  How cool is that?!!!  And he is documenting … Continue reading

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“I Love Your Blog” Award…Wow!

I was totally surprised when I opened my mail this morning and found this… Judy of apron strings and other ties that bind  has awarded me this award.  Thank you, Judy.  ;O) “As with most blog awards, this one comes with a … Continue reading

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