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Pipe for our friends in the UK

Life is sure full of surprises.  The good news is that word of the PVC Loom is spreading around the globe.  The bad news is that Schedule 40 PVC Pipe is not very common outside of the United States.  Several … Continue reading

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My Humble Booth at the GSSB Fiber Show!

The festival was a great success and a lot of fun, even though I didn’t have but 2 books to sell.  Being my first time out in public with the PVC Loom, I was amazed at the reactions of people … Continue reading

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Garden State Sheep Breeders Festival Saturday and Sunday

Special 25% discount price for the show until the end of September only at lulu.com! Hey! I got good news and bad news.  Or, is that Ewes?  Anyway, I’m attending the Garden State Sheep Breeder’s Festival this weekend to demonstrate … Continue reading

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Another New PVC Loom – with a twist . . .

Member jabberpaws over at ravelry has constructed a new PVC Loom with a very interesting modification.  Legs!  And, jet-black paint!  I think it looks great.  In operation, the base is held in place using your feet.  This is necessary since … Continue reading

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Meet-up At The Coverlet Museum!

28 May 2011.  I drove to Bedford, PA again Wednesday night for our meet-up on Thursday.  It was a beautiful Spring day in Pennsylvania, and Bedford looked beautiful.  We didn’t meet at the museum until noon, so I grabbed some … Continue reading

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Where is Appendix A???

If you are looking for Appendix A in the book, you will probably not find it.  🙁  Sorry about that.  I started compiling a list of suppliers and places of interest for Weavers.  But, the lists were getting so large … Continue reading

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Requests for PVC Loom enhancements keep coming in . . .

Greetings! The website has been getting a lot of traffic since the March/April issue of Handwoven Magazine came out. They wrote a nice little review of the Building A 4-Shaft PVC Loom book under the Media Picks section on page … Continue reading

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Loom “Before” Photo

Believe it or not, these parts were turned into a real weaving loom!  I shopped for them at Home Depot, Sears Hardware, and Lowes.  The only parts you can’t find there will be the Reed and Heddles. In a weekend, … Continue reading

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The Coverlets were amazing!

I finally made the trip out to Bedford, PA to the National Museum of the American Coverlet. I arrived about 3:00 PM Thursday and, since it was mid-winter, I was the only person there.  Located in an old Schoolhouse, the … Continue reading

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The National Museum of the American Coverlet

This happens to be an original American art form created by weavers of the 19th century.  I’m planning a trip to the Coverlet Museum in Bedford, PA, soon and hope to get lots of photos.  They are planning on rebuilding … Continue reading

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