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Finally, all things necessary have come together: The wood that I need, the machines and tools that I need, and the lovely upstairs neighbour with time on his hands to show me how to use the machines. So on the … Continue reading

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If you want to know what “it” is today, it’s both the Call for Papers/Call for Workshops for this year’s Textile Forum as well as the tent for the market stall. Writing the call for takes so long because, well, … Continue reading

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As spring is creeping in and battling hard with the remainders of the winter, the weather is getting nicer and nicer and season start is rushing towards us, I still have to finish my new market stall. It is coming … Continue reading

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Quite a lot is going on behind the scenes here, not least of all the fact that we have started actual work on the new market stall. The first bit of cloth has been cut and now takes up space … Continue reading

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While working on the real wood-and-cloth market stall, thinking about the selection and presentation of goods and working simultaneously on the “market stall” website, I’m pondering how to sort and how to present the goods on the website – and … Continue reading

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There’s sort of good news: Finally, I might have found an artisan who is capable and willing to reproduce medieval gold thread for me. Real, no-compromise gold thread, as it was found in the excavations at Villach-Judendorf in Austria: Gilt … Continue reading

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I’ve been sewing for ages now with Gütermann Silk thread (the thread on the blue plastic spool) whenever I needed sewing silk. Why? Because it’s available in almost every second sewing shop around here. But a few things did irk … Continue reading

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