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Laverne Waddington presentation

March 28, 2015 NYGH meeting speaker.

Laverne at NYGH meeting
Picture by Sally Ogren

Fascinating 2-plus hour talk about backstrap weaving in South America, Lavern had examples of weaving from many different regions of South America. She is the author of "Andean Pebble Weave", available for purchase.

Andean Pebble Weave

Warp-Faced Pick-Up Patterns

"More Adventures with Warp-Faced Pick-up Patterns", more pick-up weaving. More patterns. More adventures in the world of South American textiles!

Loomapalooza - a great success

baby wolf 8-shaft loom

The September 2014 meeting of the New York Guild of Handweavers was LOOMAPALOOZA. Members brought in looms of all different types for attendees to see and test. Many many thanks to Carol who brought in her Baby Wolf with a warp we could all play on. Thank you Carol!. Gail brought in an "antique" metal framed beauty that was totally unique. Others on hand, a rigid heddle with 2 reeds, an Inkle, a Mirrix tapestry loom wth TWO shedding devices. There were other table looms, backstrap and tape looms. A loom-tasting, and what a sweet finish! YAY.

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