General Topics · handmade · lampshades

Let there be… lampshades

I got the lampshades completed. One I did on Sunday, the other this morning. Yet to take a picture of them together. But I am pleased with them. Learnt a few things too. My weaving needs to be finer, so next time I’ll try a single strand per slot/hole on my 15 dent heddle.I might… Continue reading Let there be… lampshades

FO · General Topics · handmade · Weaving

And done!

After breakfast this morning (strawberries, blueberries and a bit of honey, plus a hot cross bun and tea) I started in the fringe. Thankfully, I can whizz through them with my Ashford Fringe Twister which does two at a time. Then, off it went for a soak and wash. I do replicate a washing machine… Continue reading And done!

Crochet · General Topics · handmade · Weaving

Spring greens

Well, the scarf that I made is all complete and up for sale. I like the extra little bit of fulling I gave it. It’s helped make it a lovely, soft scarf and makes it feel a little like those thin lambs wool scarves you can buy in the shops that are fulled fully. I… Continue reading Spring greens

General Topics · handmade · Weaving · work in progress

Friday Roundup #50-20

Some days, especially at the moment, I think we are closer to Christmas than we are. I know it’s not far away. But for some reason, maybe wishful thinking, I had in my head today that it was next weekend. Possibly and I simply desperate to finish work and drink the last few days of… Continue reading Friday Roundup #50-20

General Topics · handmade · Spinning · Weaving

Friday Roundup #45-20

So, this week has whizzed by, no doubt helped with packing things up in the evening. All my yarn is in a box ready to move to it’s new home. I say all my yarn, but I do have some in the odd cupboard. And I left some in the fabric drawers of the storage… Continue reading Friday Roundup #45-20