Unite

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I’m participating in Unite, organised by craftscotland and the Collins Gallery

inefficiency

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We had a discussion among the PhD students in our department on Friday about time management. We were throwing around a few ideas about what we wanted to include in our annual research get-away in June: speakers we would like … Read More

promising start

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More promising than I expected, in fact. I got myself into a ridiculous pickle over my deflected double weave (DDW) tie-up. I had planned to weave it on the Delta using a skeleton tie-up so that I could mix and … Read More

my best-looking customer

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At this time of year I don’t often get to see Stuart in daylight: during the week one or other of us will be out of the house by 7.15 am (and often much earlier) and we aren’t back in … Read More

midwinter treats

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At this stage of the winter I really do need a few treats. I am up to my eyebrows in work of every description — except for the work I want to be doing at the loom — and the … Read More

blue gold sampling

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The gnashing of teeth and tearing of hair are well underway now. I have finally started on sampling for a set of hangings based on the robes of these stained-glass saints. I got the yarns out the best part of … Read More