Thinking and (not) writing
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I can’t think and write at the same time.

New cords
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Spruced up cords on the Varpapuu table loom.

Having a think
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Because sometimes you need to get the cones out and move them around.

dreaming of the new year
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What does a weaver think about while she is matron of the cat ward?

SIMD again
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Using the big empty space to plan a data-based weaving.

Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
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Much waffle about deprivation indicators and a picture of a hungry Phoebs. This really is a weaving blog, I promise.

data and design
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Visualising social statistics through weave? Yes, and sock-knitting.

competition and darkness
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I’ve been set to thinking by a couple of recent posts — well, fairly recent — on other blogs. A couple of weeks ago, Meg was reflecting on “what makes attractively-installed textile exhibitions” while, over on the Textile Blog, John … Read More

contemplating options
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Sometimes it is good to raise yourself above every day concerns and dream of higher things… Phoebus is not quite the mountaineer that Polly is, but all three of us have something in common: wherever we are, we are looking … Read More

packing and the thoughts it engenders
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So at the weekend I parcelled up my stuff — that is, the fruits of my handweaving labours — and took it over to the Collins Gallery in Glasgow. There were two categories of “stuff”: stuff for display and stuff … Read More