Cumbrian Loom, Estonian Loom

Here you can hear a loom in Cumbria, in Farfield Mill. Farfield Mill is a heritage and arts centre, with a weaving room on the top floor which weavers can use to create contemporary cloth.

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Here you can hear a loom in Tõstamaa käsitöökeskus (Tõstamaa Craft Centre) which is run by Anu Randmaa. The specialism of the Craft Centre is in recreating National Folk Costumes according to the old crafts, skills and traditions. In this recording you can hear one of the craft school students weaving a traditional Estonian skirt. The warp is made of flax, and the weft is made of very fine strands of wool.

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