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Kate Kilgus
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Handweaver from Londonderry, New Hampshire
Handweaver from Londonderry, New Hampshire

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My husband and I are “right-sizing” our home and belongings over the course of this year. As such, I have attempted (not for the first time) to make do with the yarn options that I currently have on hand in lieu of placing large orders of cotton, tencel,…

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"Get off yer arse" and other reasons why I like to wind warp chains.

In praise of warp winding on a reel.

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Hello, friends. I’m continuing to weave custom order requests that I received at the League of NH Craftsmen Summer Fair in August. These log cabin bordered placemats were a new design for me so I was especially pleased that they found homes at the fair.…

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Codman Estate wrap-up; this week’s weaving

My first year at Codman Estate Fine Art & Crafts Festival, Lincoln, Massachusetts, was very enjoyable. The grounds are lovely (I recommend a field trip if you live in the vicinity) and the show was well-attended and well-organized. Kitchen towels found…

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My first year at Codman Estate Fine Art & Crafts Festival, Lincoln, Massachusetts, was very enjoyable. The grounds are lovely (I recommend a field trip if you live in the vicinity) and the show was well-attended and well-organized. Kitchen towels found…

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Hello, friends. The house is quiet this week with the exception of the sound of the loom and the warping reel. (My husband noted this week that he likes the sound of the warping reel. I confess I hadn’t really considered the “sound” of the reel but by…

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Finding an original sketch in my studio redirected my weaving goals.

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Weaving tweed fabric in my home studio. Technical findings about thread counts, finishing the cloth, and shrinkage.
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