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  • Table Loom with Stand for Sale May 22, 2017

    ASHFORD TABLE LOOM WITH ACCESSORIES

    $800.  24” Ashford Table Loom, 4 shafts, folding stand with treadles, ~500 heddles, raddle, 10 dent reed, lease sticks, and original documentation.  All this new would cost $1500 + tax and shipping.  I purchased this loom 10 years ago from the original owner who had only used it a few times, and taught myself to weave.  It is still my favorite loom to take to workshops as it breaks down easily, travels flat even when warped, and is direct tie-up so I can treadle anything on the fly without having to get on the floor to change the tie-up.  There are inch marks on the bottom edge of the beater to assist with threading, added by me (see photo).  At the moment, it has a 300 thread dummy warp attached and threaded in a plain twill pattern, but I’ll remove it if you don’t want to use it.  I’m selling to make room, and help pay for, my new-to-me BIG Swedish loom.  If you’re a new weaver, or wanting to learn, I’ll throw in a copy of “Learning to Weave with Debbie Redding” (Deborah Chandler’s original book).  Pickup only from Angleton, Texas, or I’ll consider meeting up within 200 miles of Houston.  Theresa 713-408-2725

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  • Spinning and Weaving Equipment for sale May 3, 2017

    For sale are items from my personal collection. Lot #1 includes an Ashford Traveler spinning wheel, with two original bobbins, and one new unused bobbin. The spinning wheel is in perfect working condition, has been tuned up, has a new con rod and a new drive band. Also included: “The Complete Guide to Spinning Yarn: Techniques, Projects, and Recipes” Book by Brenda Gibson, one new large bundle of green (multi hued) wool roving, one small palm sized bundle of pink (multi hued) wool roving, two small bundles of uncolored natural wool roving and one small hand spun double ply skein of yarn. This bundle also includes one Louet bottom whorl drop spindle, and one hand made high/ top whorl drop spindle.

    The price for Lot #1 is $300. UPDATE – this lot has been sold, May 9, 2017. Lot #2 is still available – see below.

    Lot #2 includes the following:

    Leclerc Boat shuttle with bobbin.
    The following Stick Shuttles in various sizes:
    Five 24″
    Three 21″
    Two 15″
    Two 11″
    One 8.5″ Leclerc brand
    Three 6″
    These are all in mostly excellent and good condition.
    New the lot would be over $130 and I am asking $60 for all.

    I am moving and selling items I no longer have room and time for.

    Jasmine (713) 628- 2873

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