Taos Class: Pick Me Up

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AAAAAAAwsome. My students were amazing: They mastered weft floats, warp floats, and then put it all together in a window pane pattern of alternating warp and weft floats. We explored honeycomb(so loved that they adored my favorite weave!)…and all with good cheer.

Sara, my fellow traveler, taught a beginning weaving class, and afterwards, we walked around the plaza and landed in Cueva, a colorful dive with yummy (affordable!) eats. Since we really were hoping for a post-class brewsky (and Cueva doesn’t serve alcohol), we left in search of a new adventure. We found it at Eske Brew Pub. We both enjoyed a pint of their yummy Black Cat, as well as the tripy environs and local color.

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Schacht Spindle

Schacht Spindle Company, Inc. was founded during the back-to-earth movement of the late 1960s and its accompanying craft resurgence. Their first loom was a simple tapestry loom, a version which they still make today. Over nearly 50 years, Schacht has developed a broad range of high-quality hand weaving and hand spinning tools, including their popular Cricket Loom and Ladybug Spinning wheel. Schacht’s mission is to create beautiful and well-designed products that enhance customers’ weaving and spinning experience through innovative problem solving, creative ideas, skilled woodworking and craftsmanship, and friendly, knowledgeable customer service. Schacht’s family-owned business is located in Boulder, Colorado.