Friday, October 16, 2020
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
Capobianco Designs is a home of unique artisanal fiber tools .Each tool is made to stand alone as a piece of art, these tools are modern heirlooms to share with generations to come. New this year we will be offering virtual classes, meditative cord weaving workshops. We make portable looms for making cords using sustainable woods. Our chimerical wooden Kumhimos Rotating Hybrid Marudai looms are as enjoyable to use as they are to look at. Our Lucets come in shaped fanciful animals and heart shapes. We have beautiful necklaces and sweater pins that are are also usable knitting gauges, WPI tools, and stitch per inch , We make astral diz tools and lantern shaped heddles for back strap looming, as well as lots of specialty notions such as tulip shaped bobbins, mini yarn bowls and two sizes of wooden yarn pails ,bobbin cases and ceramic thread boxes. Karen Capobianco is a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design where she studied jewelry making. In her quest find tools her own woven metal and fiber cording lead her to start making her own tools . Soon she was making tools that not only made jewelry cords but could be worn as jewelry. Karen believes you spend time with your tools , they are at the heart of making your craft. Your tools are in your hands for long lengths of time therefore they should be be a a pleasure use. Our tools are ergonomic and pleasing to your senses, . With that in mind she makes her own natural beeswax and oil finish using organic essence. Capobianco Designs use cherry oak and maple woods, lovingly sanded to feel wonderful in your hand, and we carry sizes for both big and little hands and fiber.