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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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Blazing Shuttles Weave & Dye Weekend

Last weekend, we welcomed Blazing Shuttles, aka Kathrin Weber, to our studio for a 3-day Weave and Dye Workshop.  On Friday, twelve weaving students were welcomed by this beautiful selection of warps – what a way to start your weekend!

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English Translation Available – Beginners’ SAORI Clothing Design

Good news to announce!  SAORI has just released a text only English translation PDF for the Beginners’ SAORI Clothing Design.  It is now available from our studio.  We are working to get these distributed to everyone who has purchased from

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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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Exploring SAORI at The Spinning Seahorse

This spring has been filled with a great deal of teaching.  This is great news because we simply love to enable! On February 28th we literally took Weavin’ Place ~SAORI Style on the road and headed to Pensacola, FL, for

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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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