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Colour Vibrations with Zanshi

My last weaving was full of colour, with lots of colour changes and ends to weave in.  I needed a palate changer, a little bit of simple weaving that I didn’t really need to think about.  I looked at the … Continue reading

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Canvas Weave Napkins

Following along with the Jane Stafford Online Guild, I have worked through Episode 5.2 Canvas Weave.  I rearranged the draft to weave napkins instead of a sampler.  Canvas weave is a fun and easy one shuttle weave.  Jane gave us … Continue reading

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Weaving with a Song

More fun with turned twill, this time with a song.    I have been thinking about how to turn music into weaving for a while now, and so I took the plunge.  I started with a simple song, in this case … Continue reading

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Turned Twill Towels

These towels are modelled after those shown in Jane Stafford Online Guild, Season 5, Episode 1, turned twill.  I changed the colour order, making cherry the largest colour.  Then I have stripes of yellow, grey, apricot separated by black to … Continue reading

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Wool Scarves with Embedded Messages

I continue my journey of finding ways to communicate through the woven cloth.  These scarves have what looks like random stripes, but a message is hidden within. The stripes form letters, which form words of love.  I turned to an … Continue reading

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Penelope Scarves, Coded in Cotton

This in the first weaving that evolved out of reading the story of Penelope, a woman from a long time ago, who was waiting for her husband to return, and passed the time while waiting, weaving during the day and … Continue reading

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2020 in Review, and Welcome 2021

2020 was a year of isolation and introspection.  I spent much more time in and around home, and much less time out in the world.  At first, the isolation was hard, but as time went on our guilds figured out … Continue reading

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Basket Weaves in Blue

These tea towels came off the loom just in time for Christmas Gift Giving.  The towels are a combination of twill and basket weave inspired by JST Online Guild Episode 4.7. I pulled out all my partial spools of blue … Continue reading

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My December Design and Planning Process:

Each year, through the month of December, I set up my planning calendar for the new year, to determine what I want to accomplish in the upcoming year, with respect to my weaving and spinning goals.  There are so many … Continue reading

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Aprons in Gingham Check

Here we have a couple of simple half-aprons, with gathered skirts, woven in plain weave.  To accommodate loom width, the apron is woven sideways, with top and bottom on the selvedges.  The warp for the bottom side of the apron … Continue reading

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