Citrus Towels

Somewhere I lost my enthusiasm for blogging. The last few months my days no longer follow a routine. Which means less is accomplished with my time. I’m vowing to try to be more productive in all I do. The towels were inspired by oranges, lemons and limes. When Texas experienced the deep freeze in February... Continue Reading →

Designing my own Deflected Double Weave

The culmination of the year’s Deflected Double Weave study by the Way out West study group (WOW), was to convert a profile draft to a DDW and weave it. I selected a 4 shaft weave and used a portion of it for my profile draft. Applying what I have learned these past months the draft... Continue Reading →

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 →

Towels from the Stash

The yarn stash, has been taking over my house. Well at least the bedroom designated as my studio. If I walk into a yarn store I will surely walk out with at least one cone of yarn or a couple of skeins. This will happen even with no project in mind. The yarn just needs... Continue Reading →

Scarves

Sunsets and sunrises inspire this scarf. The hand dyed yarn used in the warp was a former convergence purchase, a fiber combination Rayon/Linen, which I had not woven with before. The 8 harness twill floats show off the warp colors. A magenta tencel was used in the weft. So why weave two scarves alike? The... Continue Reading →

All that Glitters

If this shawl had been started after the awards ceremonies earlier this month it's inspiration could have been all those beautiful metallic gowns worn by the celebrities attending. But my inspiration was from a previous project, a scarf woven in this pattern with a different metallic yarn. The warp is an 8/2 Tencel sett at 20... Continue Reading →

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