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In 2017, Anja got together with me to organise a weekend meet-up for sewing, chatting, and having some workshops with me, called “Historisches Nähtreffen”, and that was such a success that we decided to do it again. So we asked … Continue reading

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And the doggy is done – finally! This one was actually inspired by an original published in Audrey Henshall, “Five Tablet-Woven Seal tags”(article behind paywall). It’s not looking as elegant by far as the original, which has a proper eye … Continue reading

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… that’s appearing on this band.   Some more things have fallen into place, and I’ve invented some more mnemonic rhymes that are more or less silly, but all very helpful for me. Now there’s only (hah!) the torso and … Continue reading

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…now I’m a Bee-Weaver… This thing gave me an ear-worm. A slightly, hum, changed one… as now I am a bee-weaver, having woven a bee. Or something that should look more or less like one. (Thanks for the prompt, Christa!) … Continue reading

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I’m trying to get down pat how to handle the different design elements that can occur in a tablet-weave, and it’s half fun and half frustrating and half exciting. Or something like this. Basically, there are only about 10 elements … Continue reading

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It’s always nice to find out things… especially when they are connected to medieval textile tools. So when, a while ago, a colleague handed me a reproduction of a weaving knife (or beater, however you opt to call it) from … Continue reading

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I’m still weaving. I’m also trying not to get completely sucked into that black hole eating all my brains and trying to eat all my time as well… because while things work really nicely on paper, and while I know … Continue reading

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