I’m doing a bit of playing catch up here. I’ve been weaving as fast as I can, and now that I don’t need to try out a new loom, make decisions about which loom is staying, or do the work to sell the Varpa, I can get much more accomplished.
The first thing I did was [...]
I don’t know about you, but for, talking about an issue helps me think things through & sometimes to solidify my thoughts, come up with the answer I couldn’t find silently. So I have long-suffering friends who are patient as I babble on.
When I was talking to Margaret, a non-weaver, about my loom decision challenge, she [...]
I did what I planned, and wove the exact same pattern, exact same fiber, exact same sett on both the Varpapuu & the Macomber to determine which loom I would keep and which I would sell.
Here’s what I learned — I still don’t know.
Each loom had a warp long enough for two scarves. First I wove [...]
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 for a few [...]
Unlike some of the weavers I know, I’m happy to take orders for custom weaving. Usually the order is for something I’ve made before or something close to it.
For instance, I’ve had special orders for a solid black rayon chenille scarf of a particular size, a solid white one without fringe, a cotton [...]