My sales have been slower than usual so far this year. That’s both the bad news and the good news. Good because it’s given me breathing room, time and space to take slow down.
So what have I been doing for the past several weeks? I’d like to report that my garden is weeded, [...]
Other than the Community Weaving Project, I haven’t posted anything I’ve woven in quite a while For one thing, I haven’t been weaving frantically, as I often do, because my slow sales have taken the pressure off me. I’m enjoying the slower pace. It’s given me a chance to relax a bit, do [...]
I decided to weave another tencel 3/1 vs. 1/3 twill, this time with a striped warp. I intended to use 5 different colors in the warp, but when I was measuring it on the warping board I didn’t like it, so changed to just 3 colors.
Here it is on the loom with a medium blue [...]
I know I’m short of my stock of shawls so went for a warp of 3 rayon in a pattern I haven’t used before. I’m not positive I’ll use this pattern again, either. We’ll see how it goes. The pattern is an 8harness advancing squares pattern, so I wove it on my Mac. [...]
I’m really happy with my last batch of 4 scarves. I tried some more color blending, and it worked perfectly. Four colors of tencel for the warp – royal purple, lavender, cornflower, & seafoam. Another four colors for weft, one per scarf. The draft was an extended Ms & Ws.
First I used [...]