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 […]

Curtains and more

I rarely get on-the-spot-inspired to make a piece of 2-dimensional art. Saturday was different. I walked into the Rochester Central Library to their monthly Artist At Work series. March’s artists were husband and wife Don & Cheryl Olney. I’ve talked with Cheryl at any number of art shows. Her bright, cheerful work in wood […]