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Demonstration of Hand Combing Wool with Antique Combs

Combing Wool

19 YO Romanian Traditional Textile Artisan Vladimir Andrei demonstrates Combing Wool Wool fibers have been around since ancient times and are making a comeback, as people are becoming aware of problems associated with synthetic products. There are not only signs of revived interest, but also an increasing number of fiber artists already experimenting ...

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19 Years Old Vladimir Andrei Does Preparation and Spinning Hemp Fibers

Hemp Fibers

19 Years Old Romanian Textile Artisan Vladimir Andrei Does Preparation and Spinning Hemp Fibers As we approach a third industrial revolution, the era of the robots doing people’s tasks and 3D printers creating everything, it is important to understand that we must preserve our age-old knowledge. People who still practice traditional ...

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Old Traditional Methods of Processing Hemp into Fabric

Processing Hemp

A peasant’s existence was based on growing and processing hemp, linen and other natural, organic fibers. Women were trained into traditional fiber arts since childhood. Hemp fiber was often used to make towels, peasant blouses for men and women, tight summer pants for men, ropes and different items they needed to wear ...

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How Is A Primitive Yarn Skein Winder Put To Work

Yarn Skein Winder

After we dove into the creative world of traditional fiber arts while watching textile artisan Manoilă Aurica loom weaving a Romanian blouse, her primitive skein winder caught my attention. Read more Manoila Aurica Demonstrates The Ancient Art of Weaving Romanian Blouse I like every old tool, especially weaving tools, and I’m impressed to see ...

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