A different kind of rainbow

I recently had a customer who wanted me to weave her a solid black rayon chenille scarf in a specific size. No problem. As usual, I warped for three scarves. I wove my customer’s solid black, plus another solid black, since I had no more of them in stock.

I had another idea for the […]

Not my cup of tea

I’ve long admired the finished product of soft, flowing curves in woven items. Particularly with only 4 shafts, this isn’t always easy to produce. So when I saw Bonnie Inouye’s article on Weavezine, I decided I had to give it a shot. I had several other projects that had to take priority, though, so while […]

Ahhh, Spring!

While it’s a little scary how mild this winter was here in western New York, it is SOOOOOOO nice to have wonderful, sunny, breezy March days in the 60s. It’s not totally unheard of, although yesterday did set a record for high temperature in Buffalo.

Yesterday was so nice that I couldn’t content myself with […]

Back to the Mac

It’s funny how the smallest things can make a big difference.

Back in February I explained that one of the reasons my Macomber loom isn’t my favorite is that it has issues. The primary one is that with a warp more than a few inches wide, the warp threads on both selvedges become quite loose, […]

Cuddling Babies

Despite the fact that my grandson gave me a terrific virus (a trade I’d make again in a heartbeat for a chance to watch him), what can be sweeter than cuddling a little one? Not much, in my book.

I had a customer request a handwoven baby blanket for her new preemie granddaughter. Particularly because […]