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Dyer’s remorse

It was actually just moments after I finished the dyeing of those last warps and skeins that I decided I should have done it differently. I should have dyed some bouts only in coral and some only in turquoise.

Amazingly for me, I actually had an 8/2 tencel warp measured for dyeing, dyeing I […]

This and that

I asked for a specific things for Christmas, and my kids came through in spades. Most aren’t particularly photogenic, but these 2 are, both from LaBrise Stained Glass.

A cardinal pair in my front window…

…and a sweet chickadee in the studio.

On the weaving front, in a reply to a comment on […]

Bookmarks & brilliance

I was reminded just how much slower it is to use levers on a table loom than treadles on a floor loom while I wove these 22 bookmarks on my Missouri loom at the pop up shop.

I think they look rather like a fanciful turkey tail here.

After I finally finished […]

Brilliant or bad-early on

Here’s the ‘brilliant or bad idea’ piece early on in the weaving. I am loving it. However I know from experience that what I love on the loom isn’t always what I love once it comes off, is finished, and I can see the whole of it from a distance. In this particular case, […]

Brilliant or bad idea?

My friend had lent me her dyes to shibori those socks, and while they were here I decided to use a little more of them. I got my color inspiration from somewhere on the web, and if I knew where I’d be happy to credit them, but you know how it is…you scroll around and […]