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A while ago, I marked out two weekends for giving workshops… and then it took me a while to decide on what topics to offer. In the end, I had decided on making one of the weekends a two-day tablet-weaving … Continue reading

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My plan to fire the spindle whorls this week has been foiled, even though I was so looking forward to this – but somehow, things came together in a conspiratorial way to keep me from it. First of all, there … Continue reading

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I’m off to the Nadelwelt – in case you are going there, you can find me and Margit at booth F2.3, just like in the last years. I haven’t managed to fire the next batch of spindle whorls before the … Continue reading

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The ink, according to the recipe I was using, is finished – and the result is a very dark liquid with a blueish tinge, much darker than I’d expected. That might be due to my making a very small amount … 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’ve gotten involved in a project, sort of, and that led to my finally stocking up on silk colours for the embroidery silks – emptying out the remainder of the undyed silk stock that I had left. Somehow, this seems … Continue reading

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Somehow the topic of work vs. hobby seems to be a hot one right now – or at least I found a few more things about them, which were interesting reads. One is an article about hobby vs. side hustle … Continue reading

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