Tri-loom for Sale

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Carol Leigh’s Hillcreek Fiber Studio used Oak Spriggs 7ft Adjustable Tri-Loom & Adjustable Stand for sale. For pick-up in Bradenton, Florida, south of Tampa Bay, off HWY I75. Asking $325

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NOT INCLUDED sample of tri-loom shawl

NOT INCLUDED
sample of tri-loom shawl

Disassembled and ready for pick-up

Disassembled and ready for pick-up

NOT INCLUDED sample of tri-loom shawl

NOT INCLUDED
sample of tri-loom shawl

One of two added eye hooks so that loom can be raised & lowered without stand

One of two added eye hooks so that loom can be raised & lowered without stand

 

“Hand Spinner” for Sale

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Grey Roots and HERE has more information re: the “hand spinner” I have for sale, the Hurdy spinning wheel by John Henry Nute, American Inventor who designed the wheel which came out of Nova Scotia…

As does Nova Muse and Artefacts Canada (French and English).

Other references:

Bachellor, Sue and Feldman-Wood, Florence, “The Hathorn-Newt Connection,” The Spinning Wheel Sleuth #43 (October 2004).

Feldman-Wood, Florence, “George Hathorn and His Patent,” The Spinning Wheel Sleuth #43 (January 2004).

Lonergan, Donna, “John Henry Nute’s Handspinner,” The Spinning Wheel Sleuth #43 (January 2004).

Probst, Dean, “Restoring a Hathorn Spinning Wheel,” The Spinning Wheel Sleuth #43 (January 2004).

Books:

Pennington, David A. and Michael B. Taylor. Spinning Wheels and Accessories. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2004, pp. 110-13.

 

John Henry Nute’s “hurdy” Spinning Wheel for Sale

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I am offering for sale, a spinning wheel built by John Henry Nute of Nova Scotia.  The “hurdy” wheel has a patent date of 1870.  The wheel is complete with it’s own table which appears to be from the same period.  The sale is listing on eBay:  HERE  The opening bid is $150.

Go to eBay for details about the sale.  While photos are posted on the eBay site, more photos of the wheel are posted here.
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Thinning the herd.

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It is time, the wheels are taking over … 2

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1after 20 years of collecting, I will be selling wheels from my collection.  They will be on sale on eBay OR Etsy. You can watch here for updates regarding which wheels are for sale and where they have been listed.

 

Ravelry bans Trump supporters

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Ravelry overnight has become Animal Farm and 1984 all rolled into one. I have been a member of the blog for better than a decade. I never heard any political speech on the various forums of which I was a member, but interestingly, they ignaugerated a new policy:

“We are banning support of Donald Trump and his administration on Ravelry. We cannot provide a space that is inclusive of all and also allow support for open white supremacy. Support of the Trump administration is unambiguously support for white supremacy. For more details, read this document: https://ravelry.com/content/no-trump”

This is fiber site. I’m a spinner/knitter primarily with sojourns into dying and weaving. Never aware of any disruptions on the site that required such a policy. If there were hate spewers or troubled forums, then shut them down. Saying all Trump supporters are white supremacists is certainly every bit as hateful.

 

2019 FL State Fair

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My entry in knitted accessories won first place.

2019 scarf

 

Blue Ribbons @ Florida State Fair 2019

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Delighted to learn of the 4 entries I submitted to the Florida State Fair 3 won First Place. I entered my first scarf on my loom from Scotland and that scarf won 3rd Place. Will be posting winners here.

Third Place Ribbon for this woven scarf with a mix of hand spun and commercial yarn:

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Studio Open OCT 13 & NOV 10

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WHW6

We’ve recently launched a new fiber studio created on the campus of Palma Sola Presbyterian Church in Bradenton. We’ve been felting, spinning, spindling and enjoying each other’s company. Please join us!

Come on your own or bring a friend!

Exodus 35:25 And all the women that were wise hearted did spin with their hands, and brought that which they had spun, both of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, and of fine linen.

*A ministry of Palma Sola Presbyterian Church
6510 3rd Ave. West, Bradenton FL 34209
941.792.3141
Enter the door (with the blue awning) on 2nd Ave. W. No reservation required.
No charge – no collection!

 

Another Scarf

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Sister, Marcie wanted a scarf in blues, reds and purple. The primary blue is homespun.
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Handwoven Scarf in the Colors of India

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Daughter, Sandi, requested scraf in Indian colors. Used beautiful sari silk fabric patterns for inspiration.

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