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So what else is there to tell about my Dublin adventures? There was a talk about medieval textiles and textile crafts, which was very well received according to what I heard afterwards. I had the pleasure of sharing that panel … Continue reading

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Dublin was… exciting, and wonderful, even though getting there was a tiny bit scary – I knew I’d be travelling alone, and taking two large suitcases. Plus a backpack. Plus a handbag… maxing out my luggage allowance on all counts. … Continue reading

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I’m back from the fair, which was – as usual – both fun and exhausting. We had a slightly different setup in our booth this year, which made things a bit more interesting as well. New layouts always mean spending … Continue reading

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I’m prepping for the Nadelwelt fair – checking all the things that need to be checked, charging all the batteries, topping up the stock stuff that needs to be topped up. Also, of course, packing the overnight things – which … Continue reading

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There’s a German saying which goes “Wenn einer eine Reise tut, so kann er was verzählen” (if someone goes on a journey, he has stories to tell). Well, that’s definitely true for the trip I had to Oberstdorf… On about … Continue reading

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Well, for me it starts today – I am on my way to Oberstdorf for the Allgäuer Nadelstiche. There will be yarns, and nalbinding workshops at our booth, and there will be mountains in the background and coffee and good … Continue reading

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I’m back home, and as usually after a fair, today was spent puttering around cleaning, re-ordering and putting things away. With most of the stock loaded into the car, after-fair-time is the perfect time to give the storage areas the … Continue reading

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