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Peter Beaven from Twist Fibre Craft studio set up a large loom donated to the Centre.

Textile Centre of Excellence, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland

waulking the cloth - Google Search

Cape Breton Milling Songs Milling FrolicMilling, or Waulking as it known in Scotland, was a method of fulling newly woven cloth, shrinking the nap so that the cloth might be warmer when made into clothing or blankets.

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Mr Dixon, early 20C, Lake District. Strickland House Museum, Kenda.

Mr Dixon, early 20C, Lake District. Strickland House Museum, Kenda.

Pleasant & Delightful: February 2015

traditional and ethnic knitting and a little spinning on the side. Lots of music, too - old songs from Ireland, Scotland & England.

Tour Scotland Photographs: Old Photograph Flower Seller Perth Perthshire Scotland

Old photograph of a flower seller in Perth, Perthshire , Scotland . All photographs are copyright of Sandy Stevenson, Tour Scotland, and .

Pleasant & Delightful: February 2015

traditional and ethnic knitting and a little spinning on the side. Lots of music, too - old songs from Ireland, Scotland & England.

An encouragement to industry, this 1749 English engraving also shows something of eighteenth-century clothmaking.

marshfield school of weaving: Big Bertha becomes a Draw Loom….

One of the highlights of this summer was the arrival of a new barn loom from CT….left to us in the will of a former student, Douglas Carl.

Working on a horse blanket on the countermarch loom at Weaver

Wardrobe Workhorse for the Equine Set: The Little Black Blanket

Working on a horse blanket on the countermarch loom at Weaver

Hand Loom Weaver

An introduction to tartan.

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