Photo Diary July 2015 With thanks to Sheila Roderick – Scalpay Linen and The Textile Society and for making this training possible and also thanks to Mike Donald – Off the Croft, the previous owner of my new (old) Hattersley Domestic Loom. My Hattersley Loom is now safely in Glasgow and awaiting it’s rebuild, I’ll […]
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8th & 9th October 2014: Weave Shetland Tweed Workshop The main reason I wanted to visit Shetland in the first place was because I had heard so much about Global Yell – The Centre for the Creative Industries. A generous donation of weaving equipment was made to the centre from the Ann Sutton Foundation and now […]
1st July 2014: Barra to Eriskay and South Uist Scott, Aggie and I left ahead of everyone else to catch an earlier ferry from Barra to Eriskay and meet our first weaving-related maker on the islands. It was another glorious sunny day and the short ferry ride gave us a chance to enjoy a refreshing breeze and a display […]
I’m off to Tunisia with the amazing Rebecca Davies this week. Tunisia is famous for its carpet weaving so I’m hoping I’ll see some, perhaps like this: (My shop will be closed until the 16th January).
I’ve just been looking at my Aunt Fran Curran’s Hartford Artisans Weaving Center website. Here’s a photo of the weaving centre I took when I was visiting, as you can see it is a fantastic place packed full of looms. I found this page explaining the weaving process. I thought I’d post it up for […]