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A Cherry, Cherry Christmas

That’s right – we said it: “Christmas”.  It may be a bit early for many of you to begin thinking about, but not for those of you who have been craving Schacht’s Cherry Matchless! Schacht has been getting requests for

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Back from Conference

The SAORI Canada-US Conference and Post-Conference took place in Georgia over the last several days.  For those of us who have not yet had the pleasure of visiting Japan, it was an opportunity to finally meet Kenzo Jo, Akiko Jo,

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Pre-Sales for Maryland Sheep & Wool

We are just weeks away from Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival and the excitement is brewing over!  Our inventory has been refreshed and packaged and the transport tubs are reloaded.  If you are local to the area or looking for

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DFW Fiber Fest News & Featured Items

We have been coming and going this spring!  Although it’s always very nice to have time in the studio, we are constantly lured away by all the SAORI enthusiasts we meet.  This weekend was no exception!  For the first time

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Spring SAORI Kai 2014

Another Kai has come and gone and we’re once again left with that hollow after-Christmas feeling.  It was a four days filled with much inspiration and camaraderie.  Now we’re left with an empty studio.  All-in-all that means it was another

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SAORI Beginners’ Class

This weekend Weavin’ Place ~ SAORI Style hosted a SAORI Beginners’ class!  During which, we met three new SAORI-enthusiasts who are local to the area.  We shared a great deal about the SAORI weaving philosophy and taught them how to

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Cricket Featured by Martha Stewart

Chirping Crickets! The Schacht Cricket Loom is slated to be featured in the 2013 December Holiday Guide of Martha Stewart Living. The Cricket Loom is a simple rigid heddle loom that is affordable and portable, and makes weaving easy.   We

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SAFF 2013

SAORI made another grand entrance in the southern states at SAFF.  The fiber festival took place last weekend in Fletcher, North Carolina.  With two demonstration looms, multiple examples of SAORI woven clothing, and colorful ready-mades and yarns filling the booth,

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First Mirrix Day a Success

As announced in the earlier post, this weekend we had an event at the studio with a focus on Mirrix Tapestry Looms and more specifically Rya Knots. We started this as an idea exchange as many people in our area

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Loomed NOLA brings Turkey to New Orleans

There’s a relatively new face in town and they go by the name of Loomed NOLA.  The idea for this business began on a trip to Turkey where the young and energetic owners fell in love with the handwoven textiles

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