Category Archives: Textiles

Spin * Spin * Spin *

Ok, I’ve been bitten by the hand spinning bug really badly lately.  I’ve done more in the last week or so than I have in the rest of the time I’ve spent spinning (just under one year).  I also think … Continue reading

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Save Me-Medieval Textiles Update CD and Show-Tell

Dear Friends, I am sorry that this information has been so long in coming.  With the summer vacations and the end of the University school year things got put on hold for a while.  Again I apologize. I’ve talked with … Continue reading

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15th Century Box Inventory

here is the promised list of items in the 15th Century Box at the Design Center at Philadelphia University.  Photos to follow in a small or cropped format.   Details about the show and tell & image CD will also follow. … Continue reading

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SAVE ME!-15th and 16th Century Textiles in the Philadelphia University Design Center

I’ve been holding my class at the Design Center of Philadelphia University this semester.  This is the fashion and textile schools study collection for their students and scholars.  Recently I found a box of textiles (while looking for something else … Continue reading

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Craigs List for the Win- I Haz Loom

Just as the title says I have a loom- its a little table top loom that was billed as “antique” but I suspect that vintage might apply more.  Its mostly made of press-board.  Given that I suspect that it was … Continue reading

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