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 →

Weaving a Merry Christmas! 🎄

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 →

How time Flies

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 →

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 →

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