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Maker Faire Report November 2017

November 3, 2017

We had a lot of fun at the Maker Faire! We had a count of 338 weft picks (most done by kids and some adults) on Saturday and 266 on Sunday. This resulted in about 2 yards of 13” wide fabric, after wet finishing. There was only one weft pick that had a long float […]

Maker Faire 2017 — it’s almost here!

October 20, 2017

We are nearly ready for set-up later today, and the Maker Faire Orlando tomorrow and Sunday.  “Weave your way to the internet of things” involves weaving on Reggie, my Schacht Flip rigid heddle loom, using stick shuttles with RFID sticker tags on one end.  The Adafruit reader is mounted on an Arduino on the right […]

Spinning and Weaving Sources, Oct 2016

October 20, 2016

1. Drunken Monkey Spinners Ravelry group (https://www.ravelry.com/account/login ). Group meets at the Drunken Monkey coffee shop at the corner of Bumby and Amelia in Orlando on the first Saturday of each Month from 8 – 11 a.m. We are ready to do a quick “introduction to spindle spinning” class or demonstrate wheel spinning. 2. Weavers […]

Maker Faire 2015 —

October 17, 2016

Progress report, Nov. 2016. Did I take progress pictures? Ha! We were too busy talking to people and demonstrating spinning and weaving to remember to take pictures. I do have pictures of both sides of the completed panel and a closeup shot of a panel section. I have more frogged yarn to use as weft for a second […]