I’ve decided I can’t yet decide.
But that’s okay, because I came up with a plan that’ll help me decide.
What the heck do I need to decide?
Whether to sell my Macomber or my Varpapuu loom. One of them needs to go. I’ve had the Mac for a handful of years, the Varpa […]
With my next show looming, I’ve been working hard to get new things woven and old(er) things fringed, wet finished, pressed, and labeled.
For instance, while watching TV this weekend, I strung ribbon and hung my tags on those 71 bags I’d made a few weeks ago.
I finally trimmed the fringe and photographed the […]
After warping up the Varpa and getting everything all tied up correctly, I decided I’d change the treadling for each of the three handwoven silk scarves, as well as the weft color.
For the burgundy scarf I used ‘tromp as writ’ — meaning I danced across the treadles in exact same pattern as I’d […]
Warning to non-weavers: this is a very weaverly post. While you may not understand all the language, I think you’ll still find the photos interesting.
After successfully completing a warp of 4 4harness scarves on my new Varpa, I decided that it was time to give it a run with 8H. I knew I wanted […]
You know me too well. You knew that I’d find a reason for continuing to work on the Varpa, didn’t you?
Well, my heddles aren’t here yet, scheduled to arrive tomorrow, but I thought about it, and decided it made most sense to try a 4 harness pattern that I’ve woven before — on my […]