Jumping back

I think I’m done with a concept or a fiber, but then I’m not.

I’d woven hand painted black and white tencel scarves in December, and black and white shawls in January. Then last week I decided I needed to jump back and revisit black and white, this time in crisp delinations. I haven’t […]

It takes two

On Valentine’s Day, it takes two hearts to share love.

In my case, it also takes two photos to attempt to show the color. Neither is correct; the reality is somewhere in between. It’s those blasted reds – nearly impossible for me to capture accurately.

Here’s my latest rayon chenille work while it’s on the […]

Towels & tootsies

I got 8 towels woven. Natural (unbleached & undyed) cotton threaded in point twill, 4 different tie ups, 2 of each weave pattern.

First I wove what I call a flower pattern. Wasn’t my favorite in real life, nor did I like dark that yarn – which was very cool on the cone – as […]

I’m in love

I know, I know, I usually love whatever just came off the loom, but this time I think it’s a long-lasting love, not just a passing crush.

In the last post you saw my work hand painting two bouts of yarn – a terra cotta and an intended teal that was actually turquoise. Neither […]

Not like me

My regular readers will know I am not a sampler. I don’t put extra warp on the loom, weave a piece, cut it off, and wet finish it to learn things. I just go for it.

Why, then, did I feel a need to do some sample dyeing? I can’t really say. But I did […]