• Learning to Weave On A Floor Loom, My First Sampler

    November 19, 2015 Kate

    Here’s the sampler I wove in the Weaving Course I recently blogged about. It was my first time on a floor loom so it really is just that, a sampler, a series of experiments and mistakes and tiny victories. It will serve as a great reference guide for future project as it’s really just a quilt of…

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  • Learning To Weave at The Burr House

    November 17, 2015 Kate

    We did it! We wove things! When I was little I remember thinking weaving was the ultimate craft. If you knew how to do that, I thought, you’d made it. Mum’s floor loom and an antique spinning wheel occupied the hallway just outside my bedroom. They fascinated me. My Mum wasn’t even weaving at the time, I was just mesmerized…

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  • Intro to Spinning Workshop at The Knit Cafe

    May 23, 2015 Kate

    A few months back I took a drop spindle (introductory spinning) class at The Knit Cafe in Toronto. Majorly worth it. For anyone interested in spinning and in the Toronto area I wanted to share my experience. I got into the idea of spinning my own yarn a couple years ago when a family friend passed on to me…

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