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Block Printing and New Pattern Design

I've been designing new patterns for my shop on Spoonflower and I'm trying a new approach to create patterns - it's maki...
Weave

How to Make Inexpensive Weaving Spare Shuttles with Wire

When you weave using many colour yarns, you might want to prepare as many shuttles as your yarns. But shuttles are not v...
Knit

How to Make Yarn Wrappings for Woven Fabric Designing

When I weave or knit, the first thing I do is to make yarn wrappings. Because I love this process I usually forget about...
Weave

Sample Weave: Plain Weave Checks

Here's my sample weaving project with rigid heddle loom. I tried to do things systematically and first thing I did was s...
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This is what’s in my head

I almost always carry this little note pad with me and I write down ideas, thoughts, doodles, quotes, to-dos, shopping l...
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Knitting on knitting machine

I've been knitting mainly beanie hats recently and feel I'm getting good at it :) Learning to machine knit is such a slo...
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Old Wool Winder

I'd been looking for a wool winder and have finally found one I really like. It's an old/used Silver Reed Jumbo Wind...
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Toy Loom

This is a toy loom I got last year, original version of this loom is made in the UK and it was called "Masterweaver". ...
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Need To Start Spinning?

Look what I've got here - a spinning wheel! I've been interested in starting weaving and spinning recently and ju...
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Beautiful Sewing Tool

I found this book a couple of weeks ago and instantly fell in love with these exquisite Japanese thimbles!...
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New Dark Room (or just a box)

It's been a while since I've refurbished my studio and there's still a lot more to be done! Today, I made a small...
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My Screen and UV Light Box

This is my screen for "Mari" design and UV light box to process the screens. I use this home made light table to ex...