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BessH
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Posted - 07/22/2005 :  11:05:33 AM  Show Profile  Visit BessH's Homepage Send BessH a Private Message
I've finally posted (on my blog) my report about the MAFA conference held last weekend, where I took 12 hours of blissful spinning clases. Right away I realized I'd forgotten to tell about a new video I picked up there. It's called Spindles Around the World and it's put out by the Copper Moose folk. I just watched it last night and quite enjoyed it. I am always on the look-out for instructional videos. I learned to spindle with Melba Montgomery's video and still think it is the better of the two for a true rank beginner with no one around to help him get started. But this one has demos of several kinds of spindles, including the whorl-less Russian spindle used to spin that lace yarn. It had some good advice on how to pick a spindle, how to make a spindle and how to alter one that is poorly balanced.

Here's their website:

http://www.coppermoose.com/CMVideo.html

Bess
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RoseByAny
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Posted - 07/22/2005 :  11:15:44 AM  Show Profile  Visit RoseByAny's Homepage Send RoseByAny a Private Message
You little sneak - I was just there moments ago and you've updated since!

So glad you had such a time - you deserve it! Great report!

"Choose your friends by their character and your socks by their color. Choosing your socks by their character makes no sense, and choosing your friends by their color is unthinkable."
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