Holiday Weekend

Another unusual Holiday weekend as the pandemic continues. It might be said we had our holiday before the weekend when we went to a Beach west of Galveston for 3 days with my son and family. The water in the gulf is not the clearest. The mud flowing from the Mississippi River flows thru these... Continue Reading →

Filling my Days

Like most of you I have plenty of time on my hands staying at home. Weaving, spinning, reading, counted cross stitch, e-mails, text messages, cooking and TV fill my days. Occasionally housework or yard work does too. These 2 scarves were woven on the same painted warp yarn using different colored weft yarns. The pattern... Continue Reading →

Revisiting Rep Weave

Rep weave lends itself to bold graphic patterns. In my WOW study group we have been studying profile drafts. The design chosen by my small group had 6 blocks. With a 12 shaft loom a 6 block rep weave could be produced. The weft has one thick and one thin thread. Rep is a warp... Continue Reading →

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 →

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