Hello, my name is Michele Dixon and I’ve been learning to weave tapestry for the last four years. I actually remember trying to weave tapestry as far back as 1970 on a cardboard loom I made myself. I still have READ MORE
Disclaimer: This post has nothing to do with weaving. One of the charms of running a small business is that customers feel like family. With that in mind, sometimes we like to share some personal tidbits with all of you here READ MORE
Earlier this week Claudia and I took a little trip to London. While there, we stopped by our only UK dealer, The Handweavers Studio & Gallery. We initially met Wendy, the owner of Handweavers, at the Salem, OR Northwest Weavers’ Guild Conference READ MORE
We admit it; our looms could be made a little faster. We could even make them a little cheaper. If we wanted to, we could outsource our manufacturing overseas. We could use inferior materials. We could hire a call center READ MORE
Nostalgia brought on by our recent attendance at Convergence (the Hand Weaver Guild of America’s every two year event) lead me to do some research to rediscover my tapestry past. Searching for “Tapestry Tool Box” I found a letter from READ MORE
Mom has always been the color goddess. She just has a sense about those things. That’s why I was a little apprehensive trying my hand at silk painting, but with a little help I’m addicted. It wasn’t easy, but it was so READ MORE
Recently a customer (thank you!) pointed us to an amazing YouTube video. It is called “The Burgos Tapestry: A Study in Conservation” and chronicles the restoration of Christ Is Born as Man’s Redeemer by the Textile Restoration Team at the Metropolitan Museum READ MORE
Franc the rescue cat is learning how to weave. Franc was eight weeks when we adopted (rescued him). The Vet thought he looked four weeks old because he was so tiny, so malnourished and, of course, infested with fleas and READ MORE
We got two days off (well, really one and a half). We spent two nights in Stowe Vermont. Nice camp ground, sweet little shelter, no bugs. This is all good. And I had my beadwork with me. So I said READ MORE
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