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 →

Busy Summer Days

This stool was started in a workshop at the Contemporary Handweavers of Texas conference in June. I don't always finish theseprojects that are started in workshops and this one was not even half done when our class time was over. So I am so proud of myself for completing this loom stool. It is 12... Continue Reading →

My CHT conference 2019

For those that don't know CHT stands for Contemporary Handweavers of Texas. They hold a Biennial conference, always held the year after HGA's Convergence conference. My conference was highlighted by being awarded second place for Fashion accessories in the "Members Exhibit". I've been weaving for years so it was nice to receive this special recognition.... Continue Reading →

On the Loom Huck Lace and more

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 →

Learning Tapestry

This past weekend I took my 2nd tapestry class Held at the CHH Guild House.We spent a day learning different types of joins: Dovetail, slits, sewing up slits, and interlock joins. The 2nd day was learning about Eccentric weaving. Closeup of an example of Eccentric weave by Theresa CoucherEccentric weave seems more spontaneous or free... 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 →

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