Fine Fiber Press & Studio

Publishing Books on Tapestry Weaving, Felt Making and Related Fiber Arts Since 1999.
Source for tapestry, felting and needlefelting supplies.
Classes in tapestry, feltmaking and related fiber arts; taught by Kathe Todd-Hooker, Pat Spark and invited teachers.
Wholesale prices available for vendors and bulk orders.

 

 
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Tapestry Warp

COTTON SEINE TWINE   
We have a Swedish cotton seine twine.  It is a well twisted, cabled thread that is quite strong.  It does have a bit of stretch so you may have to watch the tension on your warp for the first few days of weaving as the warp stretches. The warp is $25 per spool (shipping/handling extra) and comes in the following sizes:
#12/6 (1.1 pound spool, approx. 1600 yards) (Often sett at 10-12 epi)
#12/9 (1.1 pound spool, approx. 1440 yards) (Often sett at 10 epi)

DUAL DUTY CRAFT THREAD AND BUTTONHOLE TWIST     
Kathe likes this thread to use for finely sett tapestries, such as those sett at 20-22 epi.  We have a variety of colors, just contact us for information.
150 yards per large spool   $3.00 (plus s/h)
  75 yards per small spool   $2.00 (plus s/h)

 

ALV (Elf) Tapestry Yarn

This Norwegian tapestry yarn is a 2-ply worsted yarn made from 100% combed long fiber wool.  It works beautifully for woven tapestry.  Kathe uses four strands together, with a sett of 10 warps per inch. There are 700 meters in 100 grams (Approx. 765 yards / 3.5 ounces or 218.5 yards per ounce).  NOTE: We sell it only in units of one or more ounces!!

The cost $4.00 per ounce plus cone price of 25 cents. If you provide the paper cone, we will take off the 25 cents. Inquire about cone size. Our winding machine will only use a larger style cone such as those used for standard weaving yarns, not the smaller ones that usually came with the Australian tapestry yarns. 

Here is a view of the colors.  However, computer monitors vary greatly so we suggest that you order a yarn card and base your color choices on that card instead of your monitor. The color card costs $3.00.  NOTE: The color card is actually made from this company's 3-ply yarn which is a larger size than the 2-ply one we sell.  The colors are the same however. They include a sample of the 2-ply yarn in the lower right hand corner of the color card.  The title of the sample says: ALV Kval. prove which means ELF sample

Fine Fiber Press & Studio
604 First Ave. East

Albany, Oregon 97321-2744

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Prices as of November 1, 2007
Page updated: 06/07/2010
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