Watery Lace

This time of year, I just keep weaving, and weaving, and weaving to build up my inventory for the coming show season. It’s nice to weave light, lacy fabrics when it’s cold out – it makes spring seem right around the corner.

Of course this year, we had a week of summer before winter […]

Season’s First Bouquet

We’ve had record-setting warm temperatures for over a week. On the one hand, the weather is so gorgeous it must be enjoyed.

On the other hand, it doesn’t bode well for the coming summer.

I’m doing my best to just enjoy each day and not think too much about the future.

Yesterday I brought […]

A job well done….or……well……done

Here’s the result of 6 days of hard manual labor.

Granted, each day I only worked on this from 45 to 90 minutes, but trust me when I tell you that’s all this old body could take.

My asparagus bed is moved – YAY!!!

I moved 28 crowns, and was glad I’d left […]

Behind Every Cloud

I’ve worked with Tammy’s Silver Linings colorway before. I’ve woven rayon chenille scarves, tencel scarves, and bamboo scarves with it. It’s always a hit with customers. When it became available in a bamboo-tencel blend, I had to give it a try.

The delicate colors of Silver Linings call out to me for handwoven lace. I […]

Reworking The Warp

After deciding to unweave the 210+ rows of the attempted curves with the purple rayon, I rethreaded the loom in an Ms & Ws pattern. I’ve used it plenty of times before and know I like it, and didn’t want to take another chance on a new pattern.

First, treadling in a traditional Ms […]