Category Archives: Weaving

Felt and basketry

This is a guest post by Kim Winter of Flextiles. Some of you may know that as well as being a felter I have recently developed an interest in basketry. Given that I love making 3D vessels and sculptural felt, … Continue reading

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Card Weaving Class

This last weekend I took a Card weaving class at my Guild. Judy Kavanagh was the teacher. I am not a weaver but this looked so fascinating I wanted to give it a try. After Judy explained generaly how it … Continue reading

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Some Spinning and a New Loom.

Things are still very busy here with the bottle lambs. So there is not much time for felting. I have managed to do some spinning. It all still needs plying. This one I think will have to be plied with somthing … Continue reading

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Demo Last Weekend

This last weekend my guild did a Demo at the Carp Fair I went on the Sunday.  I took a blending board to make some more rollags. I had some hand cards with me and I had a spindle I … Continue reading

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Wild and Crazy Yarns Woven then Felted

I still had a bagful of yarns left over from my Wild Table Runner so I decided to do a little weaving with some odds and ends. It was a mixture of synthetic, wool and wool blends. I used a … Continue reading

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Mini Weaving

It seems lately everyone is into weaving. This past summer I was shopping with my daughter in law at Joann’s and this mini loom caught my eye.  I actually thought it might be something to do with the grandsons. The … Continue reading

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Unknown Botany Lap Waste Update

I finally got around to felting a sample of the turquoise Botany Lap waste I used on a piece I blogged about a couple of weeks ago. It was the lighter blue stripes on the back of the piece, and … Continue reading

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