Like most people (I think), I get my creative inspiration from a variety of places – from seeing what other weavers have made, from books, from looking at my stash, from seeing the world around me. The first and last in that list are what led to me weaving two shawls.
These shawls are [...]
At least sometimes that title is true. This time, maybe not so much.
I decided I needed to weave a batch of bookmarks before that little, local show, making sure I had something small and easily affordable. So I warped up the loom and wove 25 bookmarks.
I chose to use mostly bits of hand painted [...]
April and May are generally good months for wind. The weather is changing and with it comes, at the very least, breezes. It’s often time to take your kite to an open field, or go in your backyard with a pinwheel.
With that in mind (okay, not really, but it makes for good text) I [...]
After Fire in the Hills I decided I’d go back and weave some single color scarves, adding more handwoven lace to my stock. I like the lightness of lace, its symmetry, and the fact that it seems so complex when it’s complete. I like huck and I like Swedish lace, using them each to [...]
I don’t recall ‘naming’ a series of scarves before, but this warp of four called its name out to me repeatedly: Fire in the Hills.
The Tencel warp only 3 colors: spice, curry, & gold. In between the solid colors I’ve tried the every-other-thread blending technique. I wasn’t sure I was crazy about it until [...]