On The Loom Blog

Second Round of Website Updates

Written By: Augie DeHainaut
Date: Wednesday, March 11th 2015
behind the scenes

New Content

I am pleased to introduce the latest updates to the website. First, there is the new contact page, which is self explanatory so I won't bore you with details. More interesting (hopefully) is the new gallery which can be found on the Current Work page. We've designed the gallery to function as a sort of do-it-yourself scarf builder, showing the raw materials and how the can be combined.

With these updates, the new website is now functionally complete, but the work does not end there. There are already many new photographs incorporated into the gallery, but there are many more in the pipeline. We are also working on a complete overhaul of the about pages. Stay tuned.

New Backend

And now, in case anyone is interested, I thought I'd offer a rundown of how the new website is put together.

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Between Warps

Written By: Augie DeHainaut
Date: Friday, March 6th 2015
behind the scenes

While it waits for a new warp to be wound, the 24 harness loom has an alternate function.

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First Round of Website Updates

Written By: Augie DeHainaut
Date: Monday, February 16th 2015
behind the scenes

A few weeks ago, in my capacity as lead web developer at Muffy Young Hand Weaving, I hinted that some changes to the website were coming up. Since you are reading this, you have already seen that I may not have been completely honest when I said "some."

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Behind The Scenes

Written By: Augie DeHainaut
Date: Tuesday, January 20th 2015
Stripes Mosaic behind the scenes

It's a busy time at Muffy Young Handweaving. Since the start of the new year, we have been building up stock in several new patterns and colors. We're also working on some changes to the website. There will be a few structural changes, but the much more noticeable difference will be many new photos. In addition to new product photos, we will be adding far more behind the scenes photos. Here's a few samples of what's to come.

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New Loom

Written By: Augie DeHainaut
Date: Sunday, August 11th 2013
loom behind the scenes

This past week, we replaced the upstairs loom with a smaller one. We had had the 48" AVL Production Dobby Loom for a little over a year. It worked beautifully but, as avid readers may remember, it was a bit too big for the room. Eventually it had to go.

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