Category Archives: Weaving

Spinning for a Purpose: workshop 1

Spinning for a Purpose: workshop 1 One of the advantages of being in a local Guild is definitely the people. We are very lucky to have quite a few who have taken the Ontario Handweavers and Spinners (OHS) Master Weaver … Continue reading

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Teaching an Inkle weaving Workshop

I am a multi-craftual person.  That’s a nice way of saying I get easily distracted by many things. One of the things I do when I am not felting is weaving. While my back hates me I have downsized to … Continue reading

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Plaited felt vessel

This is a guest post by Kim Winter of Flextiles. In September I started a two-year part -time basketry course at City Lit, which is an adult education institute in London. Although it’s only one day a week in college, … Continue reading

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October Workshop Peg Doll Looms

October Workshop Peg Doll Looms How did I ever manage to get anything done when I was working? I have been working on importing and exporting File maker databases for the 2020 workshop and the guild library. I did 2 … Continue reading

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Update needed on my Name tag Part 2 (a 3-part process).

Part 2 the Lanyard For this falls’ guild sale and exhibition hands-on area, one of my suggestions was a cardstock marudai. Since then I have been sampling colours, and varying thicknesses of cotton yarn. Prototype marudai with garden Rabbit holder. … Continue reading

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Updated needed on my Name tag Part 1 (a 3-part process).

Part 1:  Old and New, Part 2: the Lanyard and the card stock marudai and Part 3: needle felting of the picture and the name Many Years ago, Ann did a program at the OVWSG (local guild) on making your … Continue reading

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Inflicting Fibre arts on unsuspecting relatives.

Last month Glenn and I took a trip down to Oakville to visit his parents and one of his brothers and part of their family who had also come for a visit. It was going to be crowded at the … Continue reading

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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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