Category Archives: Fiber

Elizabethan Embroidered Jacket

While looking through Patterns of Fashion 3 by Janet Arnold, I saw that there were three Elizabethan Embroidered Jackets. I thought they were beautiful and looked like a wonderful challenge for me to digitize for my embroidery machine. I have been working on the digitizing for this project for about 2 months now, and I…

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Sprang Loom

Sprang has been on my mind lately. I have just taught two classes and have a third coming up soon. I decided that I need a larger loom. My new Sprang Loom is made from 10 feet of flexible pvc, 3 feet of rigid pvc, T joints and hose clamps. The warped area is 21…

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Spinzilla 2015

Last week was Spinzilla 2015. From www.spinzilla.org: Spinzilla is a global event where teams and individuals compete in a friendly challenge to see who can spin the most yarn in a week.  Spinner registration fees are donated to the Needle Arts Mentoring Program. I spun 2680 yards of yarn during the week (about a mile…

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