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    Brand new loom: The Öxabäck Lilla

    We are excited to be offering the Öxabäck Lilla loom — it’s a dream come true! This high-quality loom is beautiful, sturdy, compact, and it’s even collapsible to save space in your studio. Best of all, the pricing is surprisingly affordable. It’s available in weaving widths of 60 cm (24″), 80 cm (31″), or 100 cm (39″). Place your order now for February delivery.

    The Öxabäck Lilla loom: beautiful, sturdy, compact, and affordable

    The Öxabäck Lilla loom: beautiful, sturdy, compact, and affordable

    New book: Estonian Bands

    Check out our unbelievably gorgeous new band weaving book, Eesti Kirivööd (Estonian Bands). The pictures and printing are of extremely high quality; each of the over 200 intricately patterned antique bands is accompanied by a clear multicolored draft. This is truly a miraculous treasure chest of material that would otherwise only be available if you travel to Estonia and do extensive museum research. Please pass this information to all of your band weaving friends: we never know how long a foreign book will be available, so it is good to take advantage of this opportunity now.

    Welcome to our apprentice Melissa

    We welcomed Melissa Rudder to the Vävstuga family last July as a part-time apprentice for this late summer/fall season. She is weaving beautiful things, as well as doing invaluable work for us here at the school.

    Vävstuga apprentice Melissa Rudder

    Vävstuga apprentice Melissa Rudder

    Good news for iPad users

    We are pleased to report that our amazing Yarn Playground shopping tool is now accessible on your iPad or other tablet.

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    Class photos

    We’ve just had three wonderful back-to-back classes full of enthusiastic Basics students. For more photos of happy students and their proud accomplishments, visit us on Facebook.

    students from one of our recent Basics classes show off their fine handiwork

    students from one of our recent Basics classes show off their fine handiwork

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