Archive for: Fibre & Needle Crafts

Oct 12th, 2013

Tablet weaving pattern library update

I’ve edited the Pattern Library page and put a bunch of new patterns on there along with a PDF that contains all the patterns in the one file. Here, have a few pics of stuff I’ve been weaving lately:

Jun 30th, 2011

Want to learn tablet weaving? Come to Winterfest!

Actually, come to Winterfest even if you don’t want to learn tablet weaving, it’ll be fun! Winterfest Saturday 2nd July and Sunday 3rd July 2011 10am – 5pm Parramatta Park, Coleman oval, Westmead side of the park, off Railway parade. Parramatta (Just off O’Connell Street) See History come alive in the School Holidays! Watch the […]

May 26th, 2011

New tablet weaving!

These ones are all for sale in my shop: “Kivrim” 1.5m long 17mm wide “Ramshorn” 3.6m long, 31mm wide “S&Z” 1.5m long 20mm wide And here’s a few more samples of other patterns I’ve done: “Eternity” 20mm wide “Zigzags” 20mm wide “Checks” 12mm wide

Nov 21st, 2010

Finally! I made something!

My lounge room has been taken over by boxes of bead trays and I’m not feeling much inclined to put them away again any time soon so I might even make more stuff in the next few days. I’m rather excited by this, it’s been months since I made any jewellery! I only have one […]

May 23rd, 2010

Blacktown Medieval Fayre

I have a new apron dress! This is very exciting! No, really! It started with a beautiful length of handwoven woollen cloth made by the very talented Pat which I bought at the Armidale Easter camp. I made a piece of tablet weaving with the intention of using it for the straps on the dress. […]

Apr 27th, 2010

New loom

Adam made me a new loom for my tablet weaving from plans I drew up. It’s not an unqualified success, the design needs tweaking and the execution is a little…unrefined, shall we say, but it’s a step up from a plank of wood with two bits of dowel stuck in that keep falling out! The […]