Author Archives: Katrin

As usual, somehow there’s an astounding lot of stuff going on once the summer comes to an end. Not only is the European Textile Forum coming up (November will, according to experience, arrive quicker than expected… as always), there’s also … Continue reading

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When I was at WorldCon, chatting with one customer, she answered a question on how much she knows about a specific topic with “not a sausage” – meaning “exactly nothing”. That was an expression I had never heard before, and … Continue reading

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There’s a lot of wonderful colleagues in my field (and it’s a small field, so you get to know most of them after a while). One of them is Eva Andersson Strand, who has been doing textile archaeology for a … Continue reading

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Here are some random links for you: German article about dye analysis in textiles. And a second one about the same team and topic. At the Unperfekthaus in Essen, there’s a tablet weaver meeting on November 16 – read more … Continue reading

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There was, of course, not only paddling and looking at scenery and architecture. There was also hanging out to relax. And, importantly: There was coffee, and cake, and knitting. With 2019 being the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, and the … Continue reading

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Before the summer is all over, and the holiday pics get buried in the digital stack that is ever growing, here is how our paddling trip went. We started out on the Elbe river close to the Czech border, in … Continue reading

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Sorry for the blog silence yesterday – I spent most of the day off and on in a chat with Microsoft support, trying to solve a mildly annoying computer problem that I’ve now had for a while. It’s several different … Continue reading

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