Newbie question
Mon Jul 3, 2017 2:32am

Catherine and Laurie

Many thanks for your speedy responses to my question, much appreciated.

I am now about half-way thru step 3 of the 7 step process on my first chair - so far not too taxing...
I hope to get into the first weaving step later today which is when I expect to start learning how much of a challenge this will be.

I am hopeless at documenting my progress with pictures, but will try to post a couple of photos when I come to the end of step 4.



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