Sometimes weaving starts from wanting to create something beautiful for someone we love.
A weaving friend told me that she was making mobius's instead of fringed scarves. So what the heck is a mobius. A mobius strip, is a one-sided continuous surface, formed by twisting 180 degrees a long narrow rectangle then connecting the two ends together. So instead of weaving a scarf with fringe, weave to the... Continue Reading →
It's been a while since I've woven any Huck Lace. A new to me pattern this one is from "Weavers Best Huck Lace." This pattern is by Dini Cameron, page 17. Huck Lace shows up best when a solid color is used in both the warp and weft. This is a scarf of 8/2 Lyocell... Continue Reading →
Hard to believe Christmas is almost here. I've been caught up in decorating, the buying of the perfect gifts, wrapping, baking and holiday gatherings. I haven't found much time to weave. This was woven on my new 8 harness, Jane table loom, with Tempo Treadle. I had fun playing with different weft yarns. And found... Continue Reading →
It's hard to believe the holidays are right around the corner. Yes I'm still weaving whenever possible. This year I took on another role for the Houston Handweavers as President. Some say being president is an easy role. Yet trying to keep everyone engaged, while trying to help improve the health of the guild can... Continue Reading →
Each year the the Contemporary Handweavers of Houston have a Swatch Swap that any member can join for a nominal fee. At the end of the previous year members pick the subject matter with this year's subject being "Seasons". Participants can interpret this as they wish. This is the weaving I needed to finish when... Continue Reading →