Tag Archives: Loom

Helga & Her Sister Magda

My last post was about Helga, the Rognvaldson spinning wheel I found in a local antique shop.  Work continues on restoring Helga’s finish, getting her back to her former glory. The work is slow and exacting.  With that in mind, … Continue reading

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Gettin’ My Art On!

Trying out the home-built loom.  So amazing that we made something that, actually, works the way it’s supposed to.  Boggles the mind! We’ve been going through a serious family situation.  The major issue has been dealt with and no longer lives … Continue reading

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Who Knew We Could Build A Loom?

We, Mike & I,  don’t build weaving looms or weaving accessories….we always buy them.  We’re not very good carpenters at our house, so we purchase things.  All that being said, we got inspired after we went to a yard sale … Continue reading

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No More Double Duty Room

Haven’t posted in a while. Much has been happening around here, as you can see from the photos. The first one shows what it was like to have a combined space. The other two show what they look like now, … Continue reading

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Weave, Weave, Weave!

From now on until Christmas the watch word around here is ‘Weave!’ Trying to make a few scarves in a Leno Lace pattern and some mug mats on Little PeeWee (Ashford 12″ Knitters loom). Maybe some dishtowels on Inga (19″ … Continue reading

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Bringing Ol’ Bessie Home

Took a road trip the other day up near Gig Harbor, Washington, two and a half hours away. It was a great day out. The sun was shining and the water of rivers and streams was smooth like glass every … Continue reading

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Bumfuzzled By Fringe

Well, ‘Houndstooth & Merlot’ is off the loom. Don’t want a standard fringe, just tying knots. I want to twist fringe but can not do it successfully, even after watching how-to videos. Going to order one of those fringe twister … Continue reading

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