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As every year, sometime in the spring, planning starts for that certain week-long event in November that makes me exhausted, happy, incredibly tired, stressed out and full of old-textile-y bliss all at the same time. Oh, and full of coffee … Continue reading

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Here’s another little gem regarding the measurement of twist angles: the Human Factor. As in “different people get different results”. I had been suspecting it for a while, and the last Textile Forum gave me the opportunity (and the willing … Continue reading

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Back in 2012, we already did a dyeing experiment at the Forum, investigating the influence of kettle materials on the colour outcome. Our outcome showed a significant difference between the kettle materials that we tested – which were lead, copper, … Continue reading

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I’m back home! It was a wonderful time away – both the Nobilitas-Akademie and the Textile Forum were amazing experiences, and I had a blast at both. I’m equally happy to be home again now, though, and ease myself back … Continue reading

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My spinning for the experiment at the Textile Forum is done – and here’s the result: Three skeins, each with 230+ metres of yarn. Each from the same wool (Eider wool, I love that stuff, it really spins up beautifully), … Continue reading

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Things are going more or less as planned here – every morning, I make a list of the things I want to get done during the day. Every evening, I find that I have not been able to get all … Continue reading

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Routledge Publishing is doing a “Themes in Archaeology” thing, and they have finished setting up their themes now. To celebrate, the articles under these groups are free to read until April 30, 2017 –you can find the theme collection here. … Continue reading

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