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Backstrap Weaving – Proud!

I have woven a lot of things that have made me very happy but my latest piece is something of which I am particularly proud. That might sound a little obnoxious…but I can’t help it. The little cross-body purse that I just hand-sewed has me grinning from ear to ear. I guess it’s because I […]

Backstrap Weaving – Ikat Progress

Threads of Life in Ubud, Bali posted a video to Youtube some time ago in which you can read about the 56 steps taken by weavers in Indonesia to create a naturally-dyed and handwoven ikat hip cloth. 56 steps!! Imagine. (I have embedded the video for you at the end of this post). My ikat […]

Backstrap Weaving – An Artist’s Residency

I joined a team for this year’s Tour de Fleece event. This is a spinning event that always runs at the same time as the Tour de France. It’s a chance to set yourself a goal and spin along with others, watching their progress, celebrating the completion of their goals, proudly showing off your own […]