Category Archives: Textilforum

Things currently going on? Lots. Knitting is progressing, slowly but surely, so there might be a new sweater this winter. There’s stuff for the next museum project hanging out here, waiting for the next step. I also have to take … Continue reading

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As every year, sometime in the spring, planning starts for that certain week-long event in November that makes me exhausted, happy, incredibly tired, stressed out and full of old-textile-y bliss all at the same time. Oh, and full of coffee … Continue reading

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Here’s another little gem regarding the measurement of twist angles: the Human Factor. As in “different people get different results”. I had been suspecting it for a while, and the last Textile Forum gave me the opportunity (and the willing … Continue reading

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Back in 2012, we already did a dyeing experiment at the Forum, investigating the influence of kettle materials on the colour outcome. Our outcome showed a significant difference between the kettle materials that we tested – which were lead, copper, … Continue reading

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I’m back home! It was a wonderful time away – both the Nobilitas-Akademie and the Textile Forum were amazing experiences, and I had a blast at both. I’m equally happy to be home again now, though, and ease myself back … Continue reading

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My spinning for the experiment at the Textile Forum is done – and here’s the result: Three skeins, each with 230+ metres of yarn. Each from the same wool (Eider wool, I love that stuff, it really spins up beautifully), … Continue reading

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Things are going more or less as planned here – every morning, I make a list of the things I want to get done during the day. Every evening, I find that I have not been able to get all … Continue reading

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