Warping of the painted silk has begun. It's ready to be sleyed and threaded. The warp was painted earlier at a dye day at the Contemporary Handweavers of Houston's Guild House. I wasn't excited about the results, so I set it aside for a few months. Now I'm ready to put my design ideas to work.... Continue Reading →
Can I do this?
After taking a workshop, I always wonder if I can do this on my own. When I took the workshop on Tablet weaving we did not wind our own warps. Michael Cook the instructor supplied pre-warped tablets that we put directly on our inkle looms. He did demonstrate a method of continuous warping, which is... Continue Reading →
On this past Friday I took a class on Tablet Weaving taught by Michael Cook. Michael has done some incredible Tablet Woven pieces. On his website you can see examples of his work. Http://wormspit.com Our looms were warped with black and white 10/2 mercerized cotton, using 15 tablets. This gives one a narrow band when... Continue Reading →