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So & Sew

I usually wait to post till pieces are finished, but it’s been too long since I’ve posted and I have a lot of work to do still to finish things.

So. In my last post I showed you a photo of the yarn that I would use next to weave some scarves. The weaving went […]

It’s another long story

This one is about dyeing goofs, repeats, and surprises.

My brain starts thinking about and planning the next warp while I’m working on the one currently on the loom. I knew I needed to weave with silk, and I needed scarves, so I figured I’d do some silk dyeing. I wanted to use my […]

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 […]

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 […]

Should vs. want

Late December is not by favorite time for my business. It means I MUST attend to things I don’t really like to do. The first one is done – inventorying both raw materials and finished products. I admit, I am much more of a rough calculator than I used to be years ago. When I […]