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 →

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 →

Where has time gone

This summer came and went. I spent several weeks in Minnesota to attend my Sister's wedding and several weeks later a nieces wedding. Such happy times. It allowed me to reconnect with relatives, some which I had not seen in years. The temperatures being cooler than back home were an added bonus. An extended family... Continue Reading →

Off and Running

The new year has begun with new opportunities for artistic expression. My looms are warped and ready for the shuttles to be thrown, with the yarns to be beat in place, growing the new fabric. A 12 shaft twill, fabric for more towels. Unmercerized cotton is used since it is has greater absorbency than mercerized... Continue Reading →

Scrap Happy Towels

The idea for these twill block towels came from blogs written by other weavers earlier this year. It seemed there was a trend to see what one could do with the leftover yarns and/or fabrics used in ones craft. It always seems a shame to throw away good yarn that remains on a bobbin when... 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 →

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