Monday, August 6, 2012

Lovely Loom!

I bought a new toy.
Yippee!!!

It came in the mail while I was away...
and.....
I got RIGHT to work and began!!!!

I am attempting a shawl....
Using some yarn I have on hand.


                          
The texture of yarn and fiber intrigues me!

Since I've NEVER attempted weaving.....
It's a little bit of a learning curve!!

My brain cells are spinning!!!

Inspiration for this unnecessary purchase
can be found here...here....and...here.

My sewing machine now has a rival!
LOL!

I DO think the sewing machine will WIN!!!
But....
you never know!

9 comments:

  1. How great is this!! I already have enough projects on my plate - I see another one "looming" ahead for me! I've already watched several youtube videos on how to do this! Where did you get your loom?

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  2. Kelli:
    I bought this 24" rigid heddle loom from Yarnmarket.com. ;)

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  3. Post lots of your weaving, please. I'm thinking about getting a rigid heddle loom, too.

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  4. Beth my sewing machine shares it's "studio" with a 36" Leclerc free standing loom and they play well together. Weaving is a wonderful art/craft and after 20 years of weaving I am still learning. Enjoy! mdmontalvo@yahoo.com

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  5. this is a fun new toy!!! i am excited to see what the finished product looks like

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  6. You are going to have fun. We have a great spinner/weaver group by us and I am always so inspired by their wonderful works.

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  7. Whew! You take my breath away Beth. How many hours are in your day. Enjoy your new toy. I look forward to your blogs about weaving.

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  8. Enjoy playing with your new toy! It's very relaxing isn't it? Thanks for all the links to my posts, I've acquired some new friends already.

    I've got a rag run on the loom now that's almost done. I think I've got the technique figured out and I'll be posting about it soon.

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  9. Cross training is a good thing. You will begin to see a whole bunch of new patterns in the weaving that can be crossed over to the quilting, and visa versa. It looks like so much fun.
    Hugs

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