Fashion Trends 2014

Although we have been hearing about different fashion trends for 2014 for some time now, we thought it would be fun to share the forecast! The great thing about being makers and crafters, is that we are able to look at current trends and immediately make something. Whereas fashion designers must design months, if not […]

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Book Signing with the Authors of Woven Scarves

Join Jane Patrick, Stephanie Flynn-Sokolov, and the crew at Shuttles, Spindles and Skeins for a book signing this Saturday. There will be refreshments along with plenty of good times with fiber people. Location: Shuttles, Spindles and Skeins –  Table Mesa and Broadway in Boulder, CO Date: Saturday, March 1st Time: 4-6 PM           

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Cricket Creations – Noreen Crone-Findlay

Noreen Crone-Findlay, the brain behind the Tottie Talks Crafts Blog, shared a wonderful moment with us this week. At the Deep Freeze Festival in Edmonton, she brought her Cricket to weave on. While she was weaving, a “youngster” came up to see what she was doing; he was enamored with the Cricket Loom and helped […]

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TNNA – Winter 2014

Come by Booth 643 to meet Denise and Judy and to take a look at the collection of scarves from Jane’s new book “Woven Scarves.” Jane and Stephanie have put together a fresh collection of fashion forward designs in this new book full of projects! Tomorrow (Sunday) at 2 pm, stop by the Interweave booth […]

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That’s a Wrap!

With much pride and excitement, we can finally announce our grand total! 25,819 yards! What does 25,819 yards mean? That is 14.6 miles That would stretch across Boulder 3.65 times That is 258 football fields It would nearly cross the English Channel at its narrowest point.etc., etc., etc. Congratulations to all of the spinners around […]

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Spinzilla Day 4: The First Count

We have been spinning like mad here at Schacht, and our bobbins are getting changed out more quickly than we can comprehend. Our new spinners are packing on the yards and are becoming even more adept at spinning as we continue the Spinzilla challenge. Our unofficial yardage count for just five of our spinners is […]

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Spinzilla: Day 2

Our bobbins are filling up quickly here at Team Schacht headquarters. Our new spinners are picking up the wheel very well, which pleases us no end! We love seeing the enthusiasm for spinning as this week plugs along, and can’t wait to see these future spinners take off on their own after this week. Today […]

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It’s Official!

Award winning spinner Betty “the Beast” will be going treadle to treadle against Recycled Lamb owner Cheryl “the Shark” in a personal spinning duel during the week of Spinzilla! The pot of gold on the line consists of 4 ounces of cashmere and 8 ounces of Soysilk/wool blend! May the longest skein win! Betty is […]

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