Another New One

After loving the Carnations handwoven scarves, I decided to use another new-to-me colorway – Chestnut Rose.

The bamboo-cotton variegation was very earthy, and while that tends not to be my favorite to wear, I know lots of people like those colors. I measured the warp for four scarves, dressed the loom, threaded for big […]

Shrub love

When we first came to this property there was nothing here but trees. We had to clear a few acres to make a nice, open space for the house. Then I had to start planting things to make the yard not look barren.

I started with perennials, knowing they’d give me years of color for […]

Twofer

Since I haven’t posted in a week, today will be a twofer. And you may get more tomorrow, too.

When I received my latest batch of hand painted bamboo-cotton yarn, I got to see some of Tammy’s new colorways that I’d ordered. Some I thought were stunning, some verged on being too bright for my […]

Mother’s Day

I’m a woman who doesn’t really care what the calendar says about holidays. After all, does it really matter if we celebrate Mother’s Day on May 6 or a few weeks later? I don’t think so. What matters is that we share a day and our love.

I had a show in Belmont with […]

Weaving with Sapphires

The title of this post implies that I somehow used semi-precious gemstones in my handwoven scarves. That is misleading. Instead, I wove with a bamboo-cotton blend in a hand painted colorway Tammy calls Sapphires.

I don’t think I’ve used this colorway in the past, but I’m sure I’ll be going back to it in […]