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London-Wul is a fibre farm in New Brunswick Canada where animals are neither destroyed nor sold without exception. Also a national award winning shop and studio, London-Wul is home to textile artist Heidi Wulfraat.


Wednesday, August 01, 2007

HECTIC AND HANDSPINNING


...been spinning lots...no time to write! above is new handdyed, handspun polwarth.
and speaking of spinning , REMINDER (3 spaces left):
MINI WORKSHOPS : SPIN FOR THE DAY (take one or both as you choose).
Hi All,I have decided to pair up my two beginner spinning classes as so many students find drop spindling such a great introduction to spinning on the wheel. You may wish to register for just one class or bring a lunch and stay for both. With a full day of spinning instruction you'll leave having a solid foundation and the technical skills needed to build upon your spinning repertoire ....
Learn to Drop Spindle:NEXT OFFERED: Sunday August 12/07 9AM-12pm
Create your own yarns using this ancient technique. Learn to understand how different fibres function, how to spin, ply and set your handspun skein of yarn. You’ll be spinning up a storm in no time!
$40 includes instruction as well as a drop spindle and fibre to take home.
Learn to Spin:NEXT OFFERED: Sunday August 12/07 1pm-4pm
Want to give a spinning wheel a whorl? Take the opportunity to discover the world of hand spinning. Discover the magical properties of fibre, how they have been prepared and how to spin a yarn! – you’ll be surprised what you can accomplish in one afternoon!
$45.00 instruction fees, students will be registered upon payment.equipment available or bring your own wheel
...... back to the London-Wul Homepage: www.thewoolworks.com
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