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#91 Weaving Friends Get-Together

In addition to the local weaving guild, a few weaving friends get together from time-to-time to show their latest work. They usually meet at our house for a couple hours, talk, and laugh, and tell about how each piece was sett, the pattern, and whether the yarn actually lowered their stash a bit. (Seriously?)

Here are a few highlights.

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One of the weavers is a mathematician who always surprises us with her work. Right now, she wants to experiment with coaxing curves and color changes into the otherwise rectilinear work. She calls this "double-layer pickup, rep weave, sampler.” (We think we got that right!) 

It’s complicated.



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Heather showed a really cute Santa she did with needle felting.


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Rita's two-tie sampler done after a Robyn Spady workshop -Side 1

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Rita's two-tie sampler done after a Robyn Spady workshop -Side 2


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Sara showed a lovely plaid scarf of mixed yarns


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Close-up of inkle belt by Sara, using variegated  yarn, with contrasting black


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Ellen, owner of the local Moss Creek Weaving Studio brought several summer-and-winter pieces in various yarns.

 She recently bought a used 8h MightyWolf that still had the previous warp on it, and she just couldn’t throw the warp away!


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Ellen is working on a doll from this publication, for her granddaughter


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And finally, Ellen recently saw a YouTube video by Marilyn Pipe… and made several small purses from all kinds of thrums, including eyelash.  All made on a piece of stiff cardboard (right). A variation of the purses made on a box, that we featured in post #90. They are beautiful.

Here’s a llink to Ellen’s Moss Creek Weaving Studio webpage

Here’s a link to Marilyn Pipe's video that Ellen found


From beautiful West Lafayette IN, where the snow and ice have finally melted and spring will soon be here…  right after the snow that is predicted for this coming Thursday.   -D&R

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