My first meeting with weaving was tablet weaving. I like making trims. Although in the beginning I didn't understand how it works at all. I couldn't understand the way patterns appear. Now I know much more, but I'm pretty sure it can surprise me.
Just before going to Czersk Rosamar asked me to do two trims: one for her and one for her husband. The trim for Blondi wasn’t very complicated but Rosamar chose the pattern which has to be done with hexagonal tablets.
First problem: I don't have hexagonal tablets. I thought about it almost whole night and just before falling asleep I realized I had my niece's old books made of hard lacquered cardboard as children books are usually made of.
The most difficult thing is the warp. I hate doing it. The trim was made with twenty four tablets, each six holes it means 576 threads. Horror.
weaving was a pleasure. As Rosamar says: this is the cherry on the top of a
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