Monthly Archives: August 2010

Tablet Weaving Class 3

The tablet weaving class on Saturday was a very small one with only two students and myself.  I wasn’t in the least surprised since this was the third month in a row… and it’s the month (and almost the week) … Continue reading

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Tablet Weaving Class III… Last Minute Dash

Saturday, August 21 is my last class this year for the Red River Historical Museum with the final class on tablet weaving.  I’m in the last-minute throes of panic with the production of cards, shuttles and thread packets for the … Continue reading

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Naalbinding… New Video Tutorials

I am in heaven… There are 11 new videos showing how to make different stitches, different ways of starting your work for spirals, some for squares… all wonderful.   Here is one of my favorites since I have had a lot … Continue reading

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Prairie Cottage Corner has Sunbonnet Sue… New Free Pattern

Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam have been consistently the most popular posts on Fabric Follies Two… with the exception of the Free Crochet Patterns.  A comment on another post led me to the website of Prairie Cottage Corner .   Kathy … Continue reading

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Rigid Heddle Weaving.com …. Great Site and Free Patterns

Joyce at Rigid Heddle Weaving.com has a terrific website for rigid heddle loom weavers.  I first found her  when some of her videos came up during a You Tube.com search for rigid heddle weaving.  That was quite a while ago … Continue reading

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Free TW Loom Plans, Spinning on Different Wheels, Second TW Class

It’s been too hot for most everything the last couple of weeks.  Most of my time has been taken up with spinning and knitting. The gray and brown are New Zealand wool.  I have no idea what sheep breed, but … Continue reading

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Update: Build Your Own Mini Great Wheel Tutorial

Spin-Off Magazine has had a tutorial online since about 2006 to help those of us who are “mechanically challenged” to build our own mini great wheel.  It’s a wonderful tutorial with pictures for almost every step in the process.  I … Continue reading

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