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Devin Helmen
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Slogging Along
I began the year with a new project; to spin, weave, and sew a shirt from cotton to wear at Convergence 2018. Ambitious, but achievable, this is going to push me out of comfort zones, and allow me to finally accomplish a lifelong dream of making a shirt fro...
Slogging Along
Slogging Along
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Year end, year beginning.
It was an eventful 2017 and so far an eventful 2018.  After my fall natural dyeing blitz I wove a scarf which as become my favorite piece of clothing  I knit Mitts, of handspun naturally dyed wool, but need to knit more as these were both given away. Had a ...
Year end, year beginning.
Year end, year beginning.
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Spinzilla!
I spin for team Spin Off this year and totalled 3660 yards by spinzilla calculations!
Spinzilla!
Spinzilla!
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Color from nature!
This summer and fall I have been exploring natural dyes (as opposed to 'real dyes' as a dear friend calls commercial dyes) and i have been having the time of my life! All sort  of yarn and wool dyed with walnuts, natural indigo powder, japanese indigo from ...
Color from nature!
Color from nature!
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New year
I keeping meaning to blog more often. I was determined to get the Jacob twill off the loom in 2016 and I succeeded with one day to spare. This weekend I finished the fabric in the washing machine, and now I mean to make it into a Hapi or Hanten. My studio ...
New year
New year
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Romney Love
Earlier this year, my dear friend  Lynn  got me a Romney fleece at Rhinebeck. I long to go there some year, but this was the next best thing. I have never worked with Romney fleece before, surprisingly,  and I wanted to explore one. Lynn has excellent taste...
Romney Love
Romney Love
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Meet Doris
I have long wanted a great wheel, and when one recently came up available on Craigslist I jumped at the chance. A gorgeous modern made oak wheel made in Minnesota, which is now mine. Meet Doris. I have been enjoying getting to know her and a learning how to...
Meet Doris
Meet Doris
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Busy
Spinning, warp 3, torn calf muscle.
Busy
Busy
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When life gives you stick shuttles, make lease sticks...or the start of the 100 warps project.
I recently bought a house, and last week I had my first house guests, two friends who are both fantastic textile makers, and weavers. They helped me set up my Wool room, so now Bertha has a forever home, looking out at a garden I planted with high hopes of ...
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