Year: 2018

Sigga Sami Band Weaving Heddle

Saami Band Weaving Supplies

Sami Craft Supplies Saami Band weaving heddles, shuttles, yarns and other supplies are now available for purchase directly through my Web Shop or my shops on Etsy and EBay. For UK Customers – please visit my Paivatar Yarn Web Shop. For International Customers – please visit my shops on Etsy or Ebay.

Life with Cancer

It is difficult to write this but I feel that I must share my experiences as part of my healing process. In early July, I found a lump and went to visit my doctor. A mammogram, ultrasound and a core needle biopsy revealed that this was Stage 3 breast cancer. 6 Days later I found …

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Salmon Leather

Fish Leather

Fish Leather Fish skins have been tanned and used for clothing, purses, and even armour in many cultures and countries.Fish skin in modern days is mostly considered to be a waste product and is discarded or ground up for fertilizer or animal foods. The fish skin waste can be reclaimed, tanned and made into beautiful …

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Reindeer Leather Scraps

Reindeer Leather Purses

Reindeer Leather Bags and Purses I make these reindeer leather pouches and purses using small textile scraps of reindeer leather, because reindeer leather is hard to obtain. The Saami raise reindeer herds mostly for their own use. They use every part of the animal, for food, for clothing, for tools and other items. Only a …

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Reindeer Leather Keyfobs

Reindeer Leather Keyfobs

Reindeer Leather Key Chains decorated with Pewter Thread embroidery. I hand stitch these keyfobs using small scraps of reindeer leather because reindeer leather is a precious commodity and hard to obtain. The Saami raise the reindeer herds and use every part of the animals – for their food, clothing, tools and other items. They only …

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