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Telling more stories

I’m going to start this post without a story, just showing you a few pieces I forgot to post when I finished them in February. This is a mixed warp – cotton, bamboo, and rayon chenille. The weft is all rayon chenille. I particularly like this first piece, a long open vest with side slits, […]

Dyed to win

Somehow it’s been almost 2 weeks since I’ve posted. I have put a photo or 2 on my Second Wind Facebook page, but they don’t require more than a sentence, so I can do it when I have just 2-3 minutes. Lots to show now, and more is almost done, despite my bum leg.

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Sticking with the color

When I painted the first warp bouts in living coral & turquoise, I had intended to combine them with the skeins I painted in the same colors. I later changed my mind, thinking it was just too much.

Then I found this great draft on handweaving.net – it’s draft #22076. If you’re not a […]

I’m feeling better

Feeling better both physically and mentally.

Physically, I got a nasty cold that came with a low grade fever. Although not high, it had me down for the count. I slept for about 32 hours with minor breaks for short walks with Jack, making easy chicken soup (took a nap in between steps), eating a […]

More miscellanea

After the last post I realized I received one more photogenic Christmas gift.

Cool, isn’t it?!

And here are shots of those finished towels. Reminder, I used 8/4 cotton for both warp and weft, sett at 12 EPI.

8/4 all over huck, white weft

8/4 striped weft, all over huck

After […]