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Meeting with Betty Briand, author of L’Art du tissage

Catherine Malichecq8/30/22

Betty Briand, born in 1964, grew up in France. As a child, while she attentively watched her grandmother busy with textile work that was more or less usual at the time, her grandfather built a weaving frame for her. It is surrounded with tenderness and in this spirit of intergenerational...

Louët: a brand whose stellar reputation has long been established.

Catherine Malichecq8/ 5/22

For just over 45 years, Jan Louët has been creating spinning wheels and looms. What is special about him? Before being a spinner or a weaver, Jan was a designer from the very famous Dutch Design Academy in Eindhoven. His greatest interests were the manufacture of objects, and especially the...

Les teintures Dharma chez Tisse Et File

Catherine Malichecq5/24/21

Les teintures Dharma comptent parmi les meilleures teintures de type Proxion Reactive pour les tissus, les fils et les fibres de cellulose  que ce soit du coton, lin, rayonne, chanvre, jute, ramie, sisal, viscose, mais aussi le bois, la canne, le rotin ou même la soie.   Brillantes, vibrantes et...

Weaver, weaver or weaver, weaver?

Catherine Malichecq3/19/212 comments

Entre les deux mon cœur balance… ou justement non. Ces deux mots ne sonnent pas du tout pareil à mes oreilles. L’un me semble plus doux, plus juste aussi. Je suis donc allée consulter le dictionnaire. Si l’on en croit le Larousse, un tisseur ou une tisseuse serait « une personne...

Jagger Spun wools

Catherine Malichecq8/ 7/20

The story of Jagger Spun It started when Uriah Jagger, just out of England, created a combed wool mill in southern Maine. The rest is part of history. The family tradition continues Since the Jagger family arrived in Maine in the 1880s, their name has always been associated with premium...

Lunatic Fringe Yarns - new cotton yarns in our collections

Catherine Malichecq7/28/20

Starting this month, Tisse and File distributes the Tubular Spectrum™ of Lunatic Fringe Yarns. Lunatic Fringe yarns are recognized throughout North America (and beyond) for their quality; To which is added the superb color palette of the Tubular Spectrum™. The history of the Tubular Spectrum™ Initially, wishing to weave a...

Louet products at Tisse and File

Catherine Malichecq6/22/20

For the past 40 years, Louet has been offering looms, wheels and carders recognized worldwide for their excellence in quality, design and manufacturing. Its products are the most innovative and customizable on the market. They allow both amateurs and professionals to spin and weave quality products in optimum comfort. Weaves...

It's going to be all right!

Catherine Malichecq3/26/20

Dear readers,   At this very special time, we sincerely hope that you and your family will be well physically and morally.   If the situation is worrying, it also allows us to take the time to weave, spin, felt and linger on a thousand and one outstanding projects.  ...