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The website is being migrated to a new theme. Remain patient. Things will be cattywampus for a while. If you have difficulty with a critical function, leave a comment below. Remain patient. Just think of it as a warp with wildly uneven tension. Do you know how hard it is to type with your fingers [Read more...]

Stardust

By puamlive In March 2014, “Stardust,” a six panel hand woven jacquard tapestry by fabric artist Bhakti Ziek was installed in Community Hall at Whitman College. Woven on her Vermont loom over the course of ten months, each of the sixteen foot panels is woven with silk, Tencel, and metallic yarns. This video captures the weaver’s process and her thoughts about [Read more...]

April Tapestry Class

Gerry Woodhouse’s April Tapestry class at Guild House produced some really nice work. Click on the small pictures to appreciate the work and talent these students put into learning many tapestry techniques. By popular demand, Gerry has a design class in the planning stages. Stay tuned for the announcement of that class and check out the other new classes just listed for [Read more...]

Guild House is Jumping!

We’ve just added some great new classes at Guild House! From floor looms to rigid heddle looms, tapestry weaving to tablet weaving, from learning to spin to art yarn, kids classes to dye days, our Guild House instructors do it all. While some of us were otherwise occupied recently, this great group explored the great little cricket loom under the tutelage of D’Anne [Read more...]

Navajo Loom for Sale

Spriggs Extra Large Cedar Navajo Loom 54 inches tall by 42 inches (Maximum weaving 72″ x 36″ )includes three 1-1/4″ hardwood dowels, plus two heavy-duty metal pipes Will include: drop spindle, 2 battens, “Working with Wool” and “Designing with Wool”. $200.00 Hand-made upright tapesty loom with 2 heddles 60 inches tall by 28 inches wide [Read more...]

Glimakra Viking Loom for Sale

Glimakra Viking Loom for sale Excellent condition. 48 inch weaving width, 4 harness 6 treadle. Texsolv heddles and tie ups. Includes 3 reeds (6,8,10), raddle, warping sticks and lease sticks as well as all original paperwork and assembly instructions. Original Owner This jack style loom is easy treadling, has an excellent shed, and great braking system. This loom is suitable [Read more...]

Loom For Sale – Kessenich

Update:Price dropped to $500 For Sale Kessenich 8 shaft jack loom 12 treadles, red oak , 2 attached side shelves lots of flat steel heddles approx. 1000 lease sticks 3 reeds 10, 12,15 dent weaves 36 ” s footprint 41″ x 46″ folds up to 18″ x 46″ price $ 625.00 $ 500.00 contact Ann at 832-722-8655 or e-mail at [Read more...]

Lynn Gammon – Balinese Textiles

Lynn Gammon will be our guest speaker for the CHH April program, – April 17, 2014, 6:30pm. Her talk is entitled Balinese Textiles. Lynn will take us on a cultural journey through textile paradise in the art capital of Bali, Ubud. She will share samples of her Balinese textiles and artifacts along with some small samples of organic chocolate “for noshing”. [Read more...]
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