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cmoore
« on: October 22, 2004 09:46:02 PM »

Okay, I'm not sure if I'm posting correctly, but since this forum has the 'miscellaneous' tacked on, it would appear to be the closest fit.

I'm just wondering how many people do some of the other needle arts such as-
 naalbinding, netting,  hedebo, bobbin lace,tambour (hey that makes it relevant to this thread! Smiley) reticella, punto en aria, teneriffe, and other needle made laces, etc.
Just curious to see who else does some of the less common fiber arts, and what you do with your work.

Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2004 10:15:05 AM »

Well, I tat in a very rudimentary fashion, and I want to learn naalbinding.  At this point, though, knitting, crocheting and embroidering take up all my time, so it'll be awhile before I get any further with tatting or learn naalbinding.  Not enough hours in the day or dollars in the bank!!!



PS--I also want to learn Swedish weave.  I don't recognize a lot of the things you listed there, but it all sounds cool and you should stop adding to my list of things to look into doing.   Cheesy  There's too much interesting stuff out there!
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cmoore
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2004 12:28:02 PM »

heheh yes I have a bit of an obsession with learning as many needle arts as is humanly possible. I think I was threrese de dillmont in another life... Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2004 12:09:56 PM »

I also knit and tat and have plans for learning bobbin lace at some point in the future.
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« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2004 06:53:48 PM »

last night i started to learn how to weave. my cousin gave me a belt weaving loom for my highschool graduation many years ago, and it was fun to use. some dude in new hampshire makes the looms. they are small, and you cut out the yarns two feet over the length you want, then you tie this piece of wood that has a slit in it around your waist, and put the yarns in the loom, one end goes in the slit, which has a wedge to keep them in place, and then you tie the other end to a table leg, door knob...i tied it to a chair and did it while sititing.
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« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2004 08:57:59 PM »

I love to weave. I took all the weaving classes that I could in college. My boyfriend almost got me a loom for graduation! But, we didn't have anywhere to put it Sad Someday, when we get a house  Grin That belt weaving loom sounds really cool undecimindy Smiley

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« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2004 12:04:28 AM »

I spin! I have an Ashford Traveller and a drop spindle. I think they may be my best friends. Sad? Not really!
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