Galina Khmeleva demonstrates combing on a traditional Orenburg combing device. The proper spinning hand position. Proper hand position for drafting. Our ambassador of Orenburg spinning Imagine a world where a handspun, handknitted shawl is the ultimate status symbol worn by movie stars and politicians...
Lydia van Gelder at the Oakland Museum of California, at their Samplings textile festival 2006. Photo: Susan Sullivan Maynard. Susan's ikat vest made from a scrap fabric, left over from an upholstery job that attracted Lydia's attention. Lydia's ninetieth birthday party where we all wore...
Amy Clarke Moore
Oct 5, 2011
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Helen von Ammon’s qiviut throw from the Fall 2005 issue. Colorful Crochet Bead Ropes by Dodie Rush from the Spring 2005 issue. Felted lace scarf by Mary Blanche Morse from the Winter 2005 issue. What are warm fuzzies for a spinner? We've been working on putting back issues of Spin-Off onto...
Sarah Wroot arriving at SOAR Team Scholarship, Sarah Wilson and Michelle Boyd, spinning Angela Paolini and Emma Crew of Team Spindle spinning Stetson Weddle and Ann McDonough of Batts in the Belfry knitting The busy hands of Team Strip and Shove It Up Your Orifice The judges with the hats (left to right...
Features Spin•Off Hits the Road by Liz Gipson Dyeing with the Twisted Sisters by Lynne Vogel How CD Spindles Can Be Seeds for Spinners by Susan Sullivan Maynard A Qiviut Nachaq by Helen Griffiths Howard Spinning Flax into Linen by Jude Daurelle Spinning in Southern Madagascar by Sarah Fee Handspun...
Nov 28, 2002
Filed under: Filed under: Qiviut, Dyeing, Spindle Spinning, Drop Spindle, Spin-Off Magazine, Handspun, Plying, Natural Dyes, Spinning Wheels, Flax Spinning, Spinning, Dyeing Yarn