Happy New Year! 2020

My year end project was making this table runner for my sister and husband who were married in August. Better a little late than never. I seemed to be running behind most of this year. I continue in my 2nd term as president of the Contemporary Handweavers of Houston. It will be nice to finish... Continue Reading →

Bronson Lace #2

After a botched posting, I'm back to share. Off the loom now is this black, white, and gray, Bronson Lace weave. You can see the center of this towel design. I love lace weaves, this is the first time I've woven this design. It began with a pattern found in the Weavers Book of 8... Continue Reading →

Change the Color

So I skipped threading the heddles and sleying the reed, by tying on a new warp to the last warp on the loom. From earthy Autumn to Jewel tones the warp has changed. These colors just made me feel happy as I wove. There will be 5 Cottolin (cotton and linen blend yarn) towels. One... Continue Reading →

Bits and pieces

Began weaving another color way using the same turned twill setup for the previous ┬ácoral towels. These are probably my favorite colors to weave with. I just love a bright blue (royal blue). ┬áThese will be made with 22/2 cottolin, from my stash. Alas, there is very little of the purple and turquoise remaining after... Continue Reading →

Coral inspired towels

Currently being woven on the loom are Coral inspired towels. The above picture highlights the center of the towel. The border has already wrapped around the front beam. This is a turned twill or block twill, where one block has the warp yarns mostly on top and the next block has the weft yarns mostly... Continue Reading →

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