It feels like ages since I’ve posted but it’s really only been a few weeks. I’ve been working on some new things and one of them is a new weaving project:
I’m weaving this “fabric”with some very cool newspaper yarn from Darn Good Yarn. it’s a little tricky to work with because it’s so [...]
it’s been a few weeks since I’ve done a weaving Wednesday post because the loom has been empty so there wasn’t anything to post about. I remedied that this past weekend though and decided that it was time to start thinking about weaving some holiday gifts.
I recently bought several cones of rayon chenille with [...]
remember the fabric I showed you I was weaving last week?
Well here it is cut from the loom:
The bottom piece is done with cotton batik and left to right on the top is cotton with a touch of gold metallic print on it,hand dyed silk cotton blend,commercial hand dyed cotton,[...]
I decided to move my weaving updates to Wednesdays since “weaving wednesday”sounds a bit more lyrical than “what’s on the loom fridays”. I may not have an update every week but if there’s something on the loom I’ll be posting about it on Wednesdays and so ….
I decided to pull out my [...]
This week the loom has been warped up with some beautiful natural colored organic 3/2 cotton. I bought about 10 pounds of this yarn years ago and wove a ton of washcloths with it that went into some gift packages with some locally purchased hand made soaps.
I put a 7 yard warp on [...]
remember the fabric I was weaving on Friday of last week? Well some of it got turned into these journals:
All of these are in my etsy shop here.
Now that I’m back to weaving again I thought it might be fun to post an update every Friday about what my current weaving project is. This week I got a shipment of some beautiful recycled silk yarn from the Wool Peddler.
This yarn is imported from India and is handspun by a women’s [...]
Well I managed to get my first back to weaving project warped and woven…
I decided my first project back would be a chenille scarf. Is it perfect? no way! But it was a good project to start with because the warp didn’t need to be very wide and it was quick to weave [...]
About 10 years ago when I decided to give up wearing suits every day and working in the real world to pursue a more creative way of life I decided to take a weaving class. I had always been fascinated by how cloth was woven so when I found a weaving class not too far [...]