The Union Custom that I just acquired is operational.
We got it together, gave it a good cleaning, which it desperately needed after being stored in the loft of a garage for 15 years. It really is in great shape.
I made a new apron and lashed new rods to the front. Then I had a custom crank made, so we could put a warp on sectionally.
Someone asked me if I 'planned out' this colored warp.
Someone who doesn't know me well, obviously.
Going to do some sock placemats. Don't laugh. They are colorful, and WASHABLE.
Then I had to thread the heddles. And I had company.
They OWN the porch.....in case you didn't know.
And if you're out there, they own you, too.
They just like to be close. They are HOME here, there is no question about it.
The biggest clue is how comfortable and relaxed they are around people now, as compared to what they were like a few months ago.
Don't ever send me away AGAIN.
Yeah, Mom. What he said.