I was contacted a couple of days ago by someone who was having trouble with one of my patterns, turned that was because the pattern was broken. Argh. Oh god. How many people have tried to use it? How many people are cursing me? Anyway, an updated version of the Birka pattern was uploaded on 27th Feb 2014. If you downloaded patterns from this site before then you may have a copy of the previous version which had a major copy/paste error in the S/Z threading. My profound apologies to anyone who might have been wrestling with the stuffed up … Continue reading Mea culpa – tablet weaving pattern stuff up
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: Continue reading Tablet weaving pattern library update
On Friday night Adam and I were up till 2am organising our stuff and getting the car packed for the Winterfest Medieval Fair. One day I’m going to do that thing I keep promising myself of sorting all the … Continue reading Winterfest Medieval Fair
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 … Continue reading New tablet weaving!
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 … Continue reading Finally! I made something!
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 … Continue reading Blacktown Medieval Fayre
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 … Continue reading New loom
Hosted by Mrs4444. Time for a Friday Fragments brain dump. Lots of little bits of dubious value thrown together to masquerade as a post. When you’ve read mine you might like to head on over to Half-Past Kissin’ Time and … Continue reading Friday Fragments
I’ve given up on me ever using my Etsy shop and have decided to go with selling stuff straight from my blog. I’ve put the tablet weaving up and there’ll be jewellery coming soon. Details and pricing can be found … Continue reading Stuff I’m selling
Every Monday night this term Adam has been taking himself off to pottery classes. Tonight, on the way home from the Discover Mahler concert we stopped off at his teacher’s home to pick up his finished pieces. 1. Decorated tiles, 2. Frog on a leaf, 3. Wol, 4. Dragon lidded pot, 5. Pot and lid with sleeping baby dragon, 6. First attempt using the wheel He has also made us a chesky so that we don’t have to hide our esky in the tent when we’re at reenactment events. It’s a chest that’s large enough for our rather large esky … Continue reading New stuff, some made, some bought