Custom Weaving Scarves

Unlike most weavers that I know, I am happy to do custom weaving for people. Last year I made a very bulky organic cotton scarf for a woman with multiple chemical sensitivities. This year she wanted to order a few more scarves, but in a lighter weight for when it’s cold, but not freezing. She […]

Unwelcome Guests

On Monday evening I returned from a really terrific visit with some dear friends in West, by God, Virginia. It’s beautiful country, and I had a great time. We pressed cider, visited with friends and family, had two bonfires, watched a meteor shower, took a nice walk, and ate (too much) delicious food.

But then […]

Handwoven Rainbow Shawl

I know I need to make more shawls before the Roycroft Winter Show. I also have a special order for a shawl and three special order scarves. While I was waiting for final input from my customers on the special orders, I decided to make a rayon chenille shawl.

I’d seen some gorgeous weaving with […]

Mohair Blues

While I was at the Letchworth show, as usual I was weaving on my rigid heddle loom. This time I chose two shades of blue. And since it’s a three-day show, I warped the loom for two scarves, figuring I’d have enough time to weave both while I was there. I planned on and warped […]

Hand Made Braided Scarves

Back in September I went to the Finger Lakes Fiber Festival. I’d wanted to go for the last few years, but had always done a show the same weekend. This year I decided not to do that show. (Not because I wanted to go to the Fiber Festival. I decided that show was no longer […]