Some months ago I wove a whole bunch of placemats and a few table runners. They have generated approximately zero interest.
On the other hand, my handwoven towels have sold – not like gangbusters, but enough to make me want to weave more. The classic blue & white towels have been the most popular. [...]
While I was weaving those lovely blue striped & plaid towels I had an idea for one more warp of towels I wanted to try – somewhat fancier towels, in a somewhat smaller size, white with a colored overshot border. More tea towels than dish towels.
For non-weavers, overshot is a traditional type of weaving, with [...]
Back in January when I was working on that special order for placemats & napkins I just got the table linens bug. In the process of getting those woven I also wove 9 small towels on the sample warp that got rejected for the special order.
Then I wanted to make something bright & cheery, so [...]
If I tell you I sometimes overthink things, I’m exaggerating. But not in a good way. I’ve mentioned before that I have a tendency to be obsessive. So when I get an idea in my head I all-too-often give it way too much mental and sometimes physical energy than is appropriate.
After making [...]
A few weeks ago I was doing something on my computer and realized that this very month, March of 2013, is five years since I began blogging. Wow! So I decided that I’d have a blogiversary giveaway this month. Everyone who leaves me a comment on any post this month will be entered [...]