Tag Archives: colour

Intermission

I took a short intermission from weaving and spinning to try my hand at surface design.  These cute little bird mats were made through the use of transfer dying.  Transfer dyeing only works on polyester fabric.  The image is coloured, … Continue reading

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October Wrap-up

Sorry, I wasn’t able to weave any towels in October simply because the end of September and all of October were extremely busy for me, but all in a good way.  I give you here, all of the exciting learning … Continue reading

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September Towels At Last

The September towels are such a great representation of Autumn.      Easy weaving, in Turned Monk’s Belt, since all the work is in the warping.  Once on the loom they wove up quickly and it was an easy pattern to … Continue reading

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Icelandic Sheep fleece study

I joined a spinning study group – two days to focus on spinning fleece from one breed of sheep.  Our study for September 2015 was Icelandic Sheep.  What a lovely range of colours. Judith presented background information on the history … Continue reading

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Spinning in Edenvale

Last week I spent three days in spinning bliss at the annual Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners Guild retreat at the Edenvale Retreat and Conference Centre in Abbotsford.  Set in a beautiful country setting I had a great time relaxing … Continue reading

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June Towels Underway

The June towels are on the loom and underway.  I have a shorter warp this month, 4 yards, which should allow me to make three towels.  I have about six inches of the first towel woven so far, and it … Continue reading

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May Towels Completed

After the warp was finally on the loom correctly the weaving itself was fairly quick and easy.  For the first towel, the decorative threads were 2/8 cotton in dark green.  The design showed up as lengthwise lace threads in the … Continue reading

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