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What Looms Ahead for me in Fabric Arts?

My plans to learn a lot about weaving this summer changed when I realized that I can make custom weaving tools myself for pennies on the dollar compared to what weaving shops charge and that I like working with wood even more than I like weaving, although it is close to a tie.

So I have been making a lot of small tools out of wood such as threaders, needles, wands, shuttles, and even a few small looms of different shapes and sizes.  But to make tools, I needed to buy tools, so that was a learning curve, too.   Yes, summer is almost over, it is true that I have learned a lot, but not so much about using my tools as about making them.

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