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SO Unfair!

Just since posting earlier, I have come across yet another fiber art that intrigues me: ply split braiding! I don’t know much about it…yet…but I know I need a tool called a gripfid, and I know there are books and tutorials available, and that there are beautiful, beautiful examples of it on Pinterest, and that I will eventually need a cord maker. Oddly enough, I think the four hook fringe maker I already have might just do the trick for that!!

It’s so unfair; I don’t need another interest here! I didn’t need to see more beautiful pictures of things I could make, not to mention tools I could buy! Because, naturally, I’ve already seen that a set of gripfids in three sizes will cost $30, which is actually not bad…do you see how this goes?! I should never, ever look at anything at all on the computer…and this came out of a post on a Revelry forum where someone mentioned ply-split braiding. And I just had to ask, what is ply-split braiding…and that was it. Oooooooos and aaaaahhhhs followed, along with some quick research, nothing near what I would need to do to try it, but plenty to pique my interest! Down another rabbit hole…

I can see that if and when we ever sell this house to buy a new one, I am going to need some real studio space, just because I need to be able to organize and section off different fiber arts from each other, so that I can find any given thing at any given time!

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2 comments on “SO Unfair!

  1. it is hard having space for a place here too so i have sections into living space and people are always interested in the things they see my looms are in living room my wheel is in there too another in our bedroom where my knitting machines are as well i have two sewing places and i make baskets so part of hall is housing supplies and a table to work on i guess i do too many things but not going to ever move again if i can help it

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