Small Bags

  So what do you do with all the small pieces of  handwoven fabric from sampling and weaving off a warp? Small bags with and without a strap are one possibility. With pockets Beaded                                          ... Continue Reading →

Fire II

On the loom are more towels that I've named Fire II. I used the colors gold, pumpkin and cayenne in the warp and burgundy in the weft. The gold looks lighter in this  photo. The pattern came from A Weavers Book of 8-Shaft Patterns, Edited by Carol Strickler. I consider this book a must have... Continue Reading →

To fold or not to fold

The first towels of the year. These cotton towels let me play a little with color. Two shades of blue, a soft green and natural colored yarns were used. When the towels are opened: Large horizontal border stripes are visible. How do you fold towels? Do you fold in half or fold with each side... 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 →

Weaving inspired by Autumn

It's that time of year again. The temperature cools. The garden stores are selling mums and the trees will begin turning colors. I have often chosen to weave fall colors into my woven pieces. Shades of burgundy, oranges, golds, browns and green yarns are selected. I work off of memories of Fall in Minnesota, since... Continue Reading →

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