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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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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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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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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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Collapse Weaving

These two scarves are pretty much straight out of JST Season 3, Episode 6, Collapsing plain weave.  The only changes I made were to add some colour and weave effects to the silk stripes and squares.  There are 30 ends … Continue reading

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Overshot on Plaid

Over the last year or so, I have been working through a series of scarves in Overshot and exploring the variations of this weave structure.  In today’s scarves, I have been influenced by the lessons of Jane Stafford and her … Continue reading

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Oranges and Lemons

Here is another project I finished this spring.  Two scarves woven on a hand painted warp in orange and yellow.  Where the two colours overlapped, a beautiful coral emerged.  The warp was painted in a workshop with the lovely Liz … Continue reading

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Point Twill Towels and Runner

Fresh kitchen towels, in earthy, spicy colours.  Pasta sauce simmering on the back of the stove.  Children’s laughter drifting down the stairs.  My ever-present companion Luci.  A good day to be safe at home. Four towels, freshly finished, in spice-coloured … Continue reading

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Companion Scarves

I wove these two companion scarves back in February, and I am finally posting the pictures now.  They are both woven of Zephyr 50% Merino wool, 50% silk, and finish with a love soft hand and lustre. The first, for … Continue reading

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Chocolate Mint Towels

My colour choices to supplement my stash this year are browns, greens, spicy reds, oranges, golds and yellows.  I ordered my cotton and silk stash boosters in January, before things slowed down, and I will be working from these as … Continue reading

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