just wondering

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Catching up on some blog reading, I am intrigued by this art of the day object from the Met: The description of this Nigerian wall hanging explains how the weavers of the Niger region, with their strip-weaving tradition, went to … Read More

new techniques

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Public Service Announcement: My main aim for this blog is to talk about weaving and closely related topics (such as cats) so I do try to resist filling it up with other stuff. However, if you happen to like “other … Read More

weavers, weavers everywhere

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I’m not quite home yet, but I am in the next best place — my Dad’s house in California — where I can slob about in sundress and flip-flops while doing laundry and generally getting organised for the transatlantic return. … Read More

how to recognise me at Convergence

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If you are going to be at Complex Weavers or Convergence next week, then look for the chubby round face with the red specs and messy hair, and say hello! The camera is not guaranteed, but it may well be … Read More

extreme preparation

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Having spent the best part of two days with my stripey fabric (shown above before wet finishing), I am finally ready to start assembling my trousers. The washing led to more widthways shrinkage than I was expecting — from approx … Read More

-ing

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So what have I been doing since my last post, nearly two weeks ago? Travelling – firstly to a research workshop with the rest of my department, then to stay with friends and gawp at the lovely home they have … Read More

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