It arrived on a pallet, a few months after it was ordered, built by hand in Canada, then shipped across the sea to the UK. Then I had to get it upstairs...Read More
Journal of a textile artist and hand weaver
A journal of art, news, events, reviews, and opinions from artist Christina Hesford.
The first loom I owned was an 8-shaft Harris table top loom. It was bought one Autumn day, having found it on The Loom Exchange, from May Gunn in Ayrshire, a lovely lady with aeons of weaving experience, and a barn full of weaving equipment and looms to prove it.Read More
Earlier this year 'To Repair with Gold' was selected for the Makers Guild in Wales 'Summer Show: Weave'. The opening last week was a wonderful event and a lovely opportunity to head to Cardiff!Read More
Selvedge kindly hosted me as their guest blogger this weekend. If you want to find out about the 'oldest, biggest and most representative textile review' still running, you can read read my review of the 15th International Triennial of Tapestry by clicking here!Read More