If you’re reading this you’ll realise I have a new website! My very talented friend built me this for my birthday, and I’m delighted with it! I’ve had a lot of positive feedback so far, so I think she deserves a nice bottle of something as a thank you.
Weaving wise, things have been on overdrive. I’d been asked to sell tweeds in my local shop as they have a crafts section and so I’d packaged up a few different patterens (cut to 2 metre lengths) to take down to them. I had them sitting in my loom shed and a visitor to the shed today saw one of the them and asked if she could buy it. No problem I thought, I’ll just package up another 2 metre length.
I was down at that shop today giving a wee talk to a lovely tour group about Harris Tweed and my weaving and I had all my tweed parcels with me to give to them. I’d also taken down some samples for the group to ‘have a feel’ and some of the group then asked if they could buy a couple of the tweeds I’d taken down for the shop! I’m now back home, and packaging up some more tweed for the shop – they’ll get there eventually!
Last week I was fairly happy with my stock level but with these (fantastic) sales, I’m seeing my stock level rapidly decreasing – better get back to the loom!
- Same warp, different tweed
- Uses for tweed Part 1