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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 […]

Weavies and more

I finally have all the ‘making’ done, gifts wrapped, packages mailed (albeit too late to arrive by Christmas), and most of the baking done. The rest of the baking will probably not happen. No big deal.

I’m able to show you the following photos of things made and gifted since the recipients – who won’t […]

Towels and gifts

I’ve got a run of 6 taquete blocks towels on my loom. Initially I thought they’d be for my stock, but then realized I’ll turn a few of them into Christmas gifts. I have time, right?

taquete blocks towels with a pink weft

Well, maybe. It’s not like I’m not making anything else. And […]

A few more towels

Yep. I’m nuts. A few days ago I decided that I simply had too few towels & I just had to weave a few more before this weekend’s RALA show. I set the loom up for some color-and-weave towels with a natural and a cranberry cotton, hoping that the cranberry was bright enough for the […]

Wow – that was unexpected

I usually consider myself a quick study. I learn most things pretty easily. So I was excited back in September to take a class in triaxial weaving – weaving in 3 different directions, in this case with 1/4″ ribbon.

The first layer of weaving was simple straight lines. No problem. The second layer was […]