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Alison Daykin
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Finishing touches for the perfect home and expert tuition in weaving and spinning.
Finishing touches for the perfect home and expert tuition in weaving and spinning.

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Beechwood Crafts
I've discovered a lovely new website, published by Cath Snape, with lots of interesting blog posts.  Wish I'd seen it before Christmas as she has a blog about a very stylish wreath crafted from plants in her garden.  You can see the post here , in readiness...
Beechwood Crafts
Beechwood Crafts
willingtonweaver.blogspot.com

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Design Workshops
Those of you who know me well realise that "design" is my motivator.  I love the process of design and more than that I love to teach it.  It really lifts my soul to see those who are terrified that they can't paint and draw work with paper, pencil and pain...
Design Workshops
Design Workshops
willingtonweaver.blogspot.com

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Creative Spinning
In June I was invited to visit York and District Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers to tutor a Creative Spinning Workshop. It was a beautiful day at the Museum of Farming, Murton, just outside the city, where the Guild meet and I had a group of 9 spinners...
Creative Spinning
Creative Spinning
willingtonweaver.blogspot.com

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Make Works
This time last year I had been selected to be part of the new Derby and Derbyshire section of Make Works Website.  I was interviewed and filmed along with other makers and manufacturers from our region and the section is now live!  Make Works has been live ...

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Deflected Double Weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom
I've just been developing a simple deflected double weave that can be woven on a rigid heddle, so I thought I'd give you a series of short video's that will help to explain how it's done. The warping is relatively simple using two rigid heddles of the same ...

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Five ways to stop birds from smashing into windows.

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