Took a moment to snap some pictures of a large batch of shuttles just before shipping them yesterday to Village Spinning & Weaving in Solvang, CA. They should have them available soon on their web-based store. Continue reading
Blue Flag Handweaving, Bluster Bay’s retail store, will be a vendor at the Log Cabin Fiber Arts annual day-long spinning event on March 18 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Shop with us at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds at 4056 N. Government Way from 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM.
In addition to Bluster Bay shuttles, we will be selling bobbins, yarn, spinning fibers and taking registrations for upcoming weaving classes at our studio in Sandpoint.
The “right” weight for end-feed shuttles, is a frequent topic of debate among handweavers and questions we get from customers. Some insist that they must be quite heavy; others like them as lightweight as possible. So who is correct? Continue reading
We are frequently asked whether open-bottom or closed-bottom shuttles are better. The answer is neither. Which style works best depends on the individual weaving habits discussed here.
We are still busy getting orders placed in September and early October off to retail stores in time for their holiday shoppers. Here are some of the shuttles shipped this week to Weavin’ Place Saori Style in Folsom, Louisiana. Continue reading