Trouble in paradise

Jack and I have been through a lot in the last month. There were digestive issues and behavioral issues. Some of the digestive issues were caused by the behavioral issues. And maybe vice versa, too. Suffice it to say that Jack was most definitely in the figurative dog house. I was at my wits end, […]

Triple oops Saturday

This afternoon has been a comedy of errors. After all, if you don’t laugh at your own mistakes, at least sometimes, you get too stressed out.

Let’s start with the good news. I finished weaving, wet finishing, pressing and labeling EB’s wraps. I’m sure a young Molly Ringwald would have just loved them. Is the […]

Still smooth

The weaving of EB’s custom handwoven baby wrap has continued to proceed smoothly. I’ve finished weaving her first wrap, using the mercerized cotton. Today’s photos show the left, center, and right sides of the warp as I made the change from the peaches ‘n cream 10/2 mercerized cotton to the 8/2 unmercerized cotton in […]

Smooth sailing

Some days everything runs smoothly. Warp threads have no knots and behave well, slipping by each other smoothly. Bobbins wind easily and the shuttle glides from side to side with ease. My body moves smoothly and without any complaining. Not only can I sit and weave, it’s rewarding to do so. When I take […]

Met the goal

As planned, I got all four bouts of EB’s warp measured on Thursday, plus spent a few hours with my grandson. We stuck googly eyes on lots of things.

Yesterday I got the warp beamed.

Then I got the heddles and reed threaded. Today is supposed to be so […]