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December 28, 2013

back to the loom

weaving-finishing 4108 harness twill blocks

another blanket – handspun 2 ply wool, natural dyes – using up the stash

spinning 231

filling in those  quiet moments

more handspun – 2 ply silk and cotton

the cotton changes colour from a soft brown to green when soaked in a washing soda (alkaline) bath

stitching on handwoven hemp fabric

stitchinga little bag

weaving-finishing 413 needs a strap to finish it

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buddies – when Gilbert goes for a walk so does Mia

5 Comments leave one →
  1. December 29, 2013 12:43 pm

    You have a very nicely behaved stash. Plays well together. Lovely little bag.


    • December 29, 2013 1:57 pm

      Alice – yes, the stash does go well together – simply because I am addicted to certain dyes but it definitely isn’t so well behaved – it is spilling out of boxes, drawers and cupboards and just keeps growing and growing.


  2. December 29, 2013 7:32 am

    A productive end for one year and start for the next! I have a cat that goes for walks, too. 😉


  3. December 29, 2013 5:38 am

    border collie!!!!! using up the stash = good!


    • December 29, 2013 8:59 am

      Velma – Gilbert is granddaughter Carrie’s constant companion, they have grown up together.
      Kerry – the cat is safe from neighborhood bullies as long as she is with the dog.


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