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Developing a Bunting Pattern

April 23rd, 2017 at 2:45 pm » Comments Off


Weaving on a Basic Pipe Tapestry Loom (open shed style)

January 7th, 2017 at 12:03 pm » Comments Off

From Vancouver Yarn blog Warp: the yarn that is wrapped around the loom under tension. Weft: the yarn that is passed back and forth through the warp. When weaving, you draw your between two sets or warp threads. Shed: the open space found between the warps at the back and the ones at the front. [...]



Warping Up and Getting Started on a Basic Pipe Tapestry Loom

January 3rd, 2017 at 9:50 pm » Comments Off

Text from the video: www.vancouveryarn.com/blog/the-tapestry-unlimited-blog-tour-begins For this warping style, we are simply wrapping the warp around the loom. Before you start, you will want to decide on your tapestry width and EPI. EPI (ends-per-inch) refers to how many warp ends are woven in a one inch wide area. I recommend that beginners warp up at [...]



More Prisma fun

October 6th, 2016 at 10:50 pm » Comments Off


Another fun app: Prisma

October 3rd, 2016 at 8:38 pm » Comments Off


Sunset and iPhone app

September 27th, 2016 at 10:22 pm » Comments Off


Weaving with Recycled Sari Yarn

July 31st, 2016 at 5:06 pm » Comments Off

Loomette I’ve been using my loomette, a lot. My husband gave it to me for my birthday. Sari Yarn Squares It makes 4 inch woven squares. I’m made several samples with various yarns, but I like these the best. They are primarily woven from recycled sari yarn. The sari yarn isn’t strong enough for the [...]



Happy Mother’s Day

May 8th, 2016 at 12:06 am » Comments Off


New Afgan

April 22nd, 2016 at 10:06 pm » Comments Off

I finished this bad boy just before xmas. My goal was to use up the odds & ends in my yarn stash. I was so successful that I had to buy yarn to finish it, and I learned that yarn styles have changed. I had a hard time finding funky colorful yarn suitable for the [...]



Fabric Bucket Class

April 21st, 2016 at 10:37 pm » Comments Off

I taught a class on how to make fabric buckets at Craft Makers Studio craftmakersstudio.bigcartel.com/ We’ll be having another class on May 14th, 2016. www.meetup.com/Craft-Makers-Studio/



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