Category Archives: textile techniques and tools

Well, what do you do once you have made a box loom? Try it out, of course. So I’ve been test-weaving some more, again with silk and gold… and by now, it’s become a fairly long band: …so long that … Continue reading

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Here’s one of the things I played around with regarding spinnning angles – an overlay of several measurements by several people on the same yarn picture. It’s hard to see, but you’ll hopefully be able to make out the angles … 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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I’ve taken a few closeup photos of the sailcloth after washing, and, well, have a look for yourself: Now… it looks to me as if the twist angle of the white yarn is about the same or seems to be … Continue reading

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The emballage has been woven, and has come back to me, and it is wonderful. A thick, heavy cloth from thick, heavy two-ply yarns, it does feel like something trustworthy enough to pack valuable goods and protect them on long … Continue reading

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If you’re a spinner, you will probably know what “setting the twist” means. For those of you who don’t know what that is about, let me explain. When you spin yarn, you twist fibres together, pressing their surfaces onto each … Continue reading

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I’m home again from my TV thingie – and as expected, it was great fun! Everybody was really nice, and it did go very well. We did the three little scenes that were planned over and over again to get … Continue reading

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