Loom drama
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A sudden fracture and a temporary fix

Loom bodging
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When two separate plans collide.

twill troubleshooting
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So plain weave is all very well, but… Having finally tried out a peg plan for gradually exchanging layers, I really wanted to change it from plain weave to a twill. This, of course, takes twice as many lags and … Read More

wild-eyed roundup
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A brief pitstop as I hurtle towards Open Studios.

oh bother
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Well, that’s a rubbish start to the day. Found out this morning — when the WordPress app wouldn’t let me in to see a new comment — that my website had been hacked. The last thing I did yesterday was … Read More

my 5 principles of improvisation
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A personal list of the things I take into account when improvising weaving tools

new warp, new tricks
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A long journey for the latest warp and some new tricks learned

repairs
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In which broken things are mended and future glitches are (we hope) averted by much rearrangement.

more Moorman
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No surprise that this is slow going! However, my test piece was a help in trouble-shooting several things — the tie-up, for one, and the tension on the fine gold thread for another. I wasn’t sure I could knot the … Read More

making holes in the loom
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Apologies to anyone whose expectations have been excited by my earlier tweets: please note that the total number of holes made in the loom is only four! So. The Megado is a beautiful loom.¬†Everything about it is lovely as well … Read More