Greeting everyone! My weaving instructor sent this over this week. Lately, more articles are appearing about the healing that fiber art techniques offer, even though those of who are in the craft know this…but it’s always good to have the support. Happy reading! Many of us knit, weave, crochet, or otherwise find time with fiberContinue reading “Healing powers of knitting and weaving – Fiber Arts News”
I just heard about this on the news. The name is actually – The Pussyhat Project. Whether you are for or against President-Elect Trump, it is a GREAT way to use fiber arts and handmade crafts for activism. If you do want to take part you would need to knit, crochet or weave pretty fast,Continue reading “#Pink hat Project – Fiber #Activist”
Like knitting, crochet, and all things handmade, weaving has had its bit of glorious comeback for a while now. In fact, weaving is making everyone go a bit crazy! – in the best way possible of course. There are so many weaving tutorials out there, from creating simple shapes to making your own loom usingContinue reading “Weave one, purl one”
Yes the word thraed is spelling right – play on the word trade! I was sent this business by a friend of mine…craft giving back. Take a peek at what Celia Roach has created and what they have to offer. needle+thræd partners with the Bebe Ravi women’s cooperative that employs 50-100 women based in Nakuru, Kenya –Continue reading “#Needle + #Thraed”
Use the #ilyd2015 and #stitchforward | For more information visit Craft Yarn Council I Love Yarn Day turns five on October 17th and to celebrate we’re calling all fiber fans to share their affection for yarn and “stitch it forward” by teaching at least one newbie to knit, crochet, weave, spin or bomb. Whatever craftContinue reading “Celebrate #ILOVEYARNDAY Today [10.17.15]”
A heartfelt glimpse into the world of Haida elder and weaver, Delores Churchill and a discussion generating documentary about the multilayered meaning of an object.
I stumbled upon this movement and I am so glad I did. Love it when I see the craft industry using the art to support those in need, which offers more than just a skill but a means of income. Read more about Re:loom, located in Georgia founded in 1990 and tour their #Weavehouse!
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Not infrequently we are advised of recalls of pharmaceuticals, meats, eggs, processed foods and even raw vegetables. But yarn? (c) lotusyarns Many of you probably heard that early this month, Trendsetter announced its recall of Lotus Yarns Mimi. Trendsetter imported Mimi from…
Good evening everyone – I just found some information on the history of weaving in Colonel Williamsburg and found this quick tidbit on color to be worth sharing. Colors made from natural sources Nature provided the colors used in dyeing textiles in the 18th century. Today, Colonial Williamsburg’s weavers use the same 18th-century recipes forContinue reading “#History on color in dyeing #textiles”