Whether your wheel is vintage or new, the drive band eventually needs replacing. Find tips for replacing bands on antique wheels, and learn how to determine which material to use.
Spinner and teacher Heavenly Bresser talks about her fondness for some of her favorite antique wheels that she has restored from her collection of over forty!
Have you ever wondered “What’s that sound and where is it coming from?” Learn what parts of a spinning wheel need lubrication for sound effect–free–spinning.
Sleuthing out the best vintage wheels can be challenging. Learn what one handspinner looks for in used and antique spinning wheels.
Find the right spindle and bowl combination for your spinning practice. Heavenly offers her tips for selecting a bowl that’s just right for your spindle.
Whether you’ve inherited a set of previously loved handcards or just want to de-gunk an often-used pair, Heavenly’s tips will keep your carding cloth clean and ready for action.
Heavenly shares her budget-friendly method for keeping your pocketbook happy and your wheel and spindles spinning.
Spinners accumulate a lot of fiber—not stash, but bits of surplus fiber from processing. Here are Heavenly’s tool-free tips for turning your leftovers into textured yarn.
Heavenly Bresser offers her fixes for common problems when spinning on antique spinning wheels.
For the handspinner, spring cleaning means rediscovering, or finding, all of your misplaced bobbins, spindles, and fiber tools, and it can help jumpstart the organization process, too.