Holiday Weekend

Another unusual Holiday weekend as the pandemic continues. It might be said we had our holiday before the weekend when we went to a Beach west of Galveston for 3 days with my son and family. The water in the gulf is not the clearest. The mud flowing from the Mississippi River flows thru these... Continue Reading →

Another Day

With my 2 year term as President of the Contemporary Handweavers of Houston finished, I thought I would get back to writing more often on my Blog. Alas I found the theme I was using was outdated and no longer supported. So I have been spending time switching to a new layout. If something looks... Continue Reading →

Filling my Days

Like most of you I have plenty of time on my hands staying at home. Weaving, spinning, reading, counted cross stitch, e-mails, text messages, cooking and TV fill my days. Occasionally housework or yard work does too. These 2 scarves were woven on the same painted warp yarn using different colored weft yarns. The pattern... Continue Reading →

Revisiting Rep Weave

Rep weave lends itself to bold graphic patterns. In my WOW study group we have been studying profile drafts. The design chosen by my small group had 6 blocks. With a 12 shaft loom a 6 block rep weave could be produced. The weft has one thick and one thin thread. Rep is a warp... Continue Reading →

Spring Weaving Resolutions

Lilac and deep purple towels I’m sure many of you do New Year resolutions. As president of the Houston Contemporary Handweavers I wrote a list of 10 resolutions to fulfill for our newsletter in January. Number 2 on the list was to start a new weaving project each month. The purple towels were woven in... Continue Reading →

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