Get your free eBook to learn to felt fiber and felt yarn! Felt is probably one of the most ancient of techniques used to make cloth from animal fibers. It is likely that our most ancient of ancestors unwittingly created felt when they wore animal pelts close to their bodies—their sweat, movement...
Being neighborly with pails of vegetables and a spinning book My neighbor knocked on my door with a book in hand. She likes to go shopping at flea markets and on a recent trip she found a slim volume of Your Handspinning by Elsie G. Davenport published in Great Britain in 1953, and then in the United...
On the Cover: Hyde Park Stole by Anne Podlesak DEPARTMENTS Editor's Page Letters As the Whorl Spins Reviews Get This! Abbreviations Advertisers' Index Classified Ads Seasons Collars by Joan Sheridan A Link to Spinners Past by Ercil Howard-Wroth Restoring the Jane Austen House Museum Spinning...
Posted to Spin-Off Magazine
on May 23, 2013
Filed under: Calendar of Events, Spindle Spinning, Drop Spindle, Call for Entries, Spin-Off Magazine, Handspun, Spinning Wheels, Spinning
We know what it means to pour your heart and soul into a functional piece Unknown Navajo Artist, Blanket, Chief’s Style–Third Phase, 1860s. Wool and dye. Denver Art Museum; Native Arts acquisition funds. The textile community in Colorado has been buzzing for the last several months about...
Posted to Amy's Blog
by Amy Clarke Moore
on May 22, 2013
Filed under: Handspun, Spinning Cotton, Spindle Spinning, Drop Spindle, Plying, Spin-Off Magazine, Spinning Fiber, Spinning
With all the great spinning workshops that Interweave kee ps putting out, my video library is outgrowing my bookshelf space. Fortunately, the folks in our online education department have come up with a brilliant sol ution. They've just launched our new Craft Daily site! This means that I can watch...
Posted to Guest Blog
by Amy Clarke Moore
on May 15, 2013
Filed under: How To Spin, Spin-Off Magazine, Plying, Drum Carder, Handspun, How-To, Types of Yarn, Carding and Combing, Spinning, Processing Fiber