Photos of the craft fair: 2016

Puntallana craft fair 2016
Puntallana craft fair


Well there was certainly loads of variety. Too much to get into details, but I recommend going next year if you can.

Obradoiro de Martina - embroidered dresses
Obradoiro de Martina

Obradoiro de Martina does dresses with touches of traditional Palmeran embroidery. They’re not cheap, but they are gorgeous. I bvelieve most sales are to order, and you can track the progress of your special dress. Her website is http://obradoirodemartina.com/

Model planes made of beer cans
Model planes made of beer cans

I wish I’d got the contact details for these guys! They had some nice pens too.

And finally a very traditional craft – the Palmeran take on rag rugs. The warp is linen, and the weft is a strip about 1 cm wide of leftover cloth. Most weavers ask you to prepare your own weft and it takes a while – but hey, you can do it while you watch the telly.

Rag rug loom, Puntallana craft fair 2016
Rag rug loom

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