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There is a new project coming up (I have hinted at it), and today was full of planning for it – it involves hand-woven fabric again, a whole stack of pieces in different weaves and from different yarns and in … Continue reading

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The fabric turned out wonderfully after being fulled – soft and lush and beautiful. It also surprised me a lot. It’s a fourshaft twill, which means every thread goes over two and under two, staggered to give diagonal lines. In … Continue reading

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The last of the fabrics for the project has arrived – a 2/2 twill woven from the same yarns as the previous plainweave fabric. It’s now hanging out to dry after being fulled just like the others… and it’s beautiful. … Continue reading

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The third batch of cloth for the project is done, and it turned out just beautifully. Here’s the cloth in its raw state: After a little soak and a bit of a wash, it looked like this: And then I … Continue reading

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I forgot the most important thing about the sailcloth in yesterday’s post… it has been cat-approved, as you can see in the picture! The cat, of course, had to lie down on it when I placed it on the floor … Continue reading

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Yesterday was, again, a beautiful day, so I went for a walk. For about an hour. In the bathroom. You probably guessed it – my walk took place in warm water with a little soap and with the piece of … Continue reading

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Today, a lovely green box came in the post – and inside was the sailcloth textile, fresh off the loom. Here is a sneak peek at the cloth, in its raw state: As it’s a 2/1 twill, the two sides … Continue reading

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