A Day in the Life of Looms 2015

Happy 2015. Let this be another colorful, luxurious, even-tensioned, clean-selvedged year to us all.
Rigid heddle, circa 1995; she had one outing for a bag fabric in 2004.
 Ex-Nelson Polytechnic Weaving School sample loom; she had the same warp since mid-2010 mainly because of bad access in the crowded stash room, but the warp and the structure, Summer and Winter, have been on my mind.
16-shaft Klik, circa 2000; she has a semi-permanent cotton sampling warp and 
has been a supportive collaborator when I've felt experimental.
Ex-Nelson Polytecnic Naggi four-shaft jack, named Jack, circa 1975; 
he's had plenty of workout in 2014.
Retrofit 16-shaft computer-controlled Thorp, a. k. a. Mac, age unknown but probably the 1990's; along with the car-stereo-turned-workshop-sound-system and Joe Cooker CD, my trusted colleague.

And here are more:
Dianne, Dianne's Loom Talk, New Zealand

Sampling, Sampling, Australia

Neki, A Movable Feast, Spain  

Helen, Portia's Cloth, Australia

Patricia, Facebook, UK

Margreet, Woodyarn, The Netherlands

Kerstin, Kerstin's Extra, Sweden

Maliz, Strick 17, Germany

Tien, Tien Chiu, USA

Cally, Cally Booker Hand Weaver, UK

Holly, Honeysuckle Loom, USA

Penny, Penny.Kokopop.com, USA

Peg, Weaving a Gem of Life, USA

Dot, Dot's Fibre to Fabtic, UK

Laura, Weaving a Life a Day, Canada

Mette, Mette Frøkjær, Denmark

Sandra, Sandra's Loom Blog, USA

Valerie, Fiberewetopia, USA 

Terri, Weaving a Life, Canada 

Lynn, Facebook, Canada

Kaz, Curious Weaver, Australia

And Kathryn, Design Dye Beam Weave, UK

Thank you, participants and visitors alike, for a whopper of a Looomsday.
This initiative has now closed. Thanks again.


Meg said...

LOL. I kept mumbling about my new camera not having a macro setting when that's the purpose of getting this baby; then Ben pointed silently to the side of the camera. OOOOOOOOOOH, so not the knob at the top!! I also noticed cords had fallen off the groove on the gear on two looms; Too lazy to reshoot. Now I tidy my stash room - what a glorious way to start the year.

Dianne said...

I've done a post here - http://loomtalk.blogspot.co.nz/2015/01/whats-on-looms-1115.html

neki desu said...

hi Meg,
here i am http://amovablefeast.blogspot.com.es/

Margreet said...

hi Meg
here my posting

Kerstin på Spinnhuset said...

And here is mine: http://oddweavings.blogspot.se/2015/01/loomsday.html

Tien Chiu said...

Hi Meg, here's my post - http://www.tienchiu.com/2015/01/whats-on-the-looms/

maliz said...

A Happy New Year to all weavers!

Cally said...

Hi Meg, here are mine http://callybooker.co.uk/2015/01/loomsday-2015/ - just realised I forgot one!

Unknown said...

What fun! Here is my contribution. http://penny.kokopop.com/

Peg Cherre said...

I've got my post up: http://secondwindjewelry.com/jewelry-weaving-blog/2015/01/new-year-looms-2015/ Now I'm going to go visit everyone else!

Holly said...

Here's mine: http://honeysuckle-loom.blogspot.com/2015/01/a-day-in-life-of-looms-2015.html

Meg said...

Yesterday, Jan 1 here, I checked my emails every 15 min or so for about 8 hours. This morning I woke up and my inbox was overflowing. (Well, as overflowing as my inbox gets.) Thanks everyone, it's a great tour! (Still time left.)

Valerie said...

Still Jan. 1 here in Michigan. so my post is here: http://fiberewetopia.blogspot.com/2015/01/looms-day.html

saoriweaver said...

Happy New Year! Still New Year's here as well. My post is here - http://www.saltspringweaving.com/blog/?p=1674

Lynn said...

My post is on FB - Lynn Jones, Victoria B.C. Happy New Year!!!

Cally said...

Wow, so many looms, so many weavers! Fantastic.

Suzy said...

Happy New Year~ Here is my recent blog post with what's on my loom… suzyhok.blogspot.com It's the 2nd post down...
Can’t wait to see what everyone is up to…