Tag Archives: Eugene Textile Center

A Find: Swedish Rug Yarn

We’ll be moving into our new house in a few months, so I really shouldn’t be adding to my stash.  That’s especially true considering I recently added punch needle rug making to my fiber arts repertoire thinking it would be … Continue reading

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Smelly Silk & Soda Ash (Not Smelly)

Going through my stash, I discovered two cones (each weighing over 1 lb.) of tussah silk spun at 1800 yards per pound/1646 meters per .45 kilograms.  Tussah silk, sometimes called “wild silk,” is produced by the uncultivated silk worm and … Continue reading

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