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Posted in Spinning, Uncategorized, video with tags , on May 6, 2010 by shortysmg

I forgot that I had a friend take a short video of me using my Fantasia.  

It was amazing to me how many people said the wheel wobbled alot.  I personally haven’t  encountered that.  And several ladies at the retreat tried it out, and no one mentioned a wobble.

So far my only issues with this wheel are not deal breakers for me.  1.  When you stop treddling, because the wheel is so heavy, the momentum  allows the wheel to keep spinning for a rotation or two.  I’m working on figuring out how to minimize that.  And so far it’s not been a major issue for me.  Also, Beth pointed out and I agree that with the slider being made of leather it may stretch over time and not remain as snug.  But I don’t see that being an obstacle any time soon, and I’ll deal with it when it happens.

So that’s my opinion!  I hope it helps anyone who might be interested in getting, or trying out the Fantasia!



Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on March 6, 2010 by shortysmg


Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on January 13, 2010 by shortysmg

I’m sure most people have already seen this video.  But I wanted to share this one because it’s the first one where you got a clear view of Oprah, and her expressions as the realization hits her that something is going on.


Knitting, Weaving and Spinning will return soon, I promise!!!


Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on January 10, 2010 by shortysmg

I have got to find out how to get involved in one of these. They look like loads of fun!

Me Weaving

Posted in weaving with tags , , , on October 26, 2009 by shortysmg

I thought I’d share a video of me weaving on the 24″ Ashford Table Loom I purchased for my trip to visit my sister.


Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on September 12, 2009 by shortysmg

Sorry but I couldn’t resist sharing this one.

Today’s Distraction

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on August 22, 2009 by shortysmg

I’ve been trying for two days to go through my issues of Handwoven and pick a dishcloth pattern to weave on my loom, but I keep getting distracted.

Yesterday it was an outing with friends at our local Panera (from noon to 10pm mind you)! Which was loads of fun.

Today it’s been everything from playing with Harley, he can be such a little bugger sometimes. To long phone calls with friends, which is always great. To spinning with my new Trindle spindle. Which I actually finally got a short video clip of.

I’m going to try to buckle down now and get a pattern picked out tonight, or maybe tomorrow.

I think I need a nap!