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    We have two new wonderful books for your summer reading list! Simple Weaves, by Birgitta Bengtsson Björk and Tina Ignell, and The Weaver’s Inkle Pattern Directory, by Anne Dixon. You can find them both in our Bookstore. Here are some video previews to whet your appetite.

    The bench baskets that so many of you covet are now available in our store. These baskets are made of ash right here in the USA.

    Vavstuga bench basket

    Vavstuga bench basket

    There are still a few tubes of the Borgs beautiful 3/1 cotton boucle yarn that was put on sale last month ($9.50 retail/$7 new sale price). The following color numbers remain in stock: 299, 321, 338, 245, 442, 417, 370, 365, 367, 343, 361, 353, 351, 238, 233, 438, 359 and 333.

    July’s statistics for warps wound: 85,944 meters of warp wound in 8/2 and 16/2 cottons, 22/2 cottolin and Tuna wool. That equates to 93,989 yards or 53 miles.

    Mark your calendars … our 2013 Class Schedule will be up on our website on Wednesday, September 19th!

    Take a look at these smiling faces and beautiful piles of weaving produced by our two Basics classes in July.

    Vavstuga Basics July 16-20, 2012

    Vavstuga Basics July 16-20, 2012

    Vavstuga Basics July 30-August 3, 2012

    Vavstuga Basics July 30-August 3, 2012

    The weather in New England has finally given us some relief with cool evenings and days filled with blue skies and lovely breezes.  What more could we ask for?

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