Transcend: Definition by Merriam Webster

tran·scend

tran(t)ˈsend/

a to rise above or go beyond the limits of
   b to triumph over the negative or restrictive aspects of overcome
   c to be prior to, beyond, and above (the universe or material existence)
2to outstrip or outdo in some attribute, quality, or power
to rise above or extend notably beyond ordinary limits
 
 
 
 
Join other fiber enthusiasts at Transcend Fiber Studio to create fiber art, hang out with other fiber artists, learn new techniques, discover new opportunities, develop as artists, and to fellowship and find inspiration among fiber friends.
 
 
 
The studio is laid out in zones.  There is a fiber processing station, where a large drum carder, fleeces, roving, and other processing and creative fiber preparation equipment can be found. My mother (who has had a long-life dream of having a fiber studio) claimed a corner for quilting and sewing.  The main room of the studio houses the knitting corner with super comfy seating where folks can come and “sit-a-spell” while they craft with knitting or crochet.  The largest portion of the studio is dedicated to weaving, where four floor looms are arranged in a circle.  The dye kitchen is on the opposite wall of the knitting corner.  It is set up so that I can pursue my own independent dyeing (yarns and roving).  As soon as it is all nice and pretty again (and not a construction zone) I will post pictures of all of the zones.
 
 
 

 
 
Equipment available at TFS:
 
Weaving
5 floor looms
2 rigid heddle looms (with various size rigid heddles)
2 frame looms
1 inkle loom
3 warping boards
a multitude of weaving accessories
 
Spinning
1 antique flax wheel
2 great wheels
1 large capacity art yarn (Indian-head) single treadle wheel
1 double treadle castle style wheel
a collection of drop spindles
 
Fiber Processing & Blending
1 large capacity 120 tpi drum card
1 blending board
1 hackle
2 sets of mini combs
2 regular 72 dpi hand cards
1 fine tooth 120 dpi hand cards
 
Dye Kitchen
full range of natural dyes dyestuffs
stainless steel pots and pans
propane tanks for use with large capacity turkey fryer
double gas stove (propane tank)
induction counter top range
electric countertop ranges
utility sink
scale
countertop washer and spinner
 
Miscellaneous
yarn winding station
working height bar
work table
niddy-noddies
library of countless fiber-specific books and magazines (and growing!)
 
 
Future Installations
 
raised beds dye garden
outdoor workstation (under carport)
sewing station with sewing machines & serger
additional heating elements in dye kitchen
 

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