September 29th, 2005

me: portrait

Wow!

I just found this site - it has a whole bunch of articles/monographs/instructions that either have expired copyrights, or were given to them for posting.

It's got a lot of Mary Meigs Atwater's Shuttlecraft monographs - I could spend hours here!
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List goodness

Things to Do

1. Pull out Garb, make any adjuments (waistbands-30+ pounds gone since June!) and repairs (re-thread chemise laces), wash and iron

2. Dye Wool; prepare as necessary
a)Fall Blend: Brown YellowOrange Green
b)Bright Blend: colors to be determined (roving or locks?)
c)Card up Fall Blend - finished the Orange and Brown!!
d)Card up Purple Lambswool

3. Wind a warp and dress table loom (scarf? Acrylic warp/weft - bright colors!)

4. Clear off wheel bobbins so can start fresh

5. Pack kids' suitcase to go to Granny's & take to Daycare (Games)

6. Download and print spindling instructions and possibly inkle weaving instructions Just need to copy them, now

7. Clear off and re-warp inkle loom in greens (Games)

Things to Pack

1. Spinning Wheel (Joy wheel for Games; AA Scottish for Library - UNLESS new AA comes in, in which case she'll go to both..but that's doubtful) plus extra bobbins/oil/driveband cotton

2. Niddy Noddy & tie strings, scissors

3. Basket with wool (Games: ready to spin)(Library: carded? Locks? - if locks, include handcards)

4. 2 card tables and 2 tablecloths (Library)

5. 12H LeClerc Table loom, shuttle, extra weft yarn (Library)

6. Sample Rack and clothespins (Library)

7. Samples - Dishtowels, sweater, hat, mittens, shawl (knit/woven), socks, socks in progress(Library) I have these gathered in the "staging" area, ready to pack.

8. Small ice chest with munchies

9. Handspindles - the AA North Seas, the AA Student, and the AOL spindle

10. Instructions! Must infect new people with the spinning/weaving bug.
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    Clicking of co-workers Keyboard
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