Yet more yummy Vintage finds, this time vintage blankets.
My travels this week unearthed some of the most gorgeous Welsh Tapestry Wool blankets and a rare green and black 4 Point Witney Early’s Wool Blanket – which were traditionally traded with the Hudson Bay Company.
My family think I am a bit potty. They cannot understand how I can get giddy over such things as textiles, but I can’t help myself…. All I know is that I am a very happy bunny in my slightly puddled textile bubble.
|4 Point Witney Early’s Wool Blanket
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The Knitting & Stitching Show is full of such wonderful crafty people.
A very talented lady from the Braidmaker’s Workshop was kind enough to demonstrate how to use a heddle to make the most wonderful braids – they design and sell the heddle themselves.
The braids can be sewn together to make larger unique and robust pieces of cloth. All goodies for making the braids are available from their website. Continue reading “Knitting & Stitching Show at Olympia – How to Braid.”
Knitting & Stitching Show comes about twice a year for me. Once at Olympia and at Alexandra Palace later on in the year.
My head is buzzing
What an inspiring show. It’s Wednesday now and I am only just getting over how exhausted I was from my two days at the Knitting and Stitching Show.
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