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exercicedestyle:

bjork-2000-steven klein

Weaving Hand: Inspiration of the Day!

exercicedestyle:

bjork-2000-steven klein

Weaving Hand: Inspiration of the Day!

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exercicedestyle:

wad
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all-roads:

All Roads weavings for shop Bell Jar in San Francisco.

all-roads:

All Roads weavings for shop Bell Jar in San Francisco.

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makinology:

top picture …man acts as swift as woman knits, 1817….
what is a ‘swift’ ? :

A swift is a tool used to hold a hank of yarn while it is being wound off. It has an adjustable diameter so that it can hold hanks of many sizes, and rotates around a central rod.They are generally made out of wood or metal, however other materials may also be used. In the 18th and 19th centuries, swifts were sometimes made of whale ivory and they are now sought-after antiques. Swifts are not used very much in the textile industry, but are used more by knitters and crocheters who buy their yarn in hank form. The swift allows for easy balling, without the yarn getting tangled and knotted.”  ~wikipedia

similarly, & for the same purpose, to make sure the yarn or fiber doesn’t become tangled, are the ‘spinner’s weasel’ (shown above) & the ‘niddy noddy’ (shown above & in ‘madonna of the yarnwinder’) …

restoring #looms #4harness #macobre 10 #threadles

restoring #looms #4harness #macobre 10 #threadles

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exercicedestyle:

louise bourgeois

exercicedestyle:

louise bourgeois

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marisa-ramirez:

mcq
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ssdmmfr:

Artist & Photographer:
Ralph Gibson

ssdmmfr:

Artist & Photographer:

Ralph Gibson

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yannsoubai-inspiration:

Emilie Zanon

yannsoubai-inspiration:

Emilie Zanon

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chatgarou:

Falling in love again with an old spinning project.

chatgarou:

Falling in love again with an old spinning project.

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alifewithdenim:

ANTONIO DI BATTISTA VINTAGE ARCHIVE

Weaving Hand: We just so love this photo!!!

Weaving Hand: We just so love this photo!!!

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showstudio:

Development for Anita Hirlekar 2014 MA Show

showstudio:

Development for Anita Hirlekar 2014 MA Show

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We had a blast teaching a #blackstrap #weaving workshop for the awesome @tipiproject! He students created one of a kind fabrics #weavinghand #textiles #williamsburg

We had a blast teaching a #blackstrap #weaving workshop for the awesome @tipiproject! He students created one of a kind fabrics #weavinghand #textiles #williamsburg

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