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August Towels Completed at Last

August was a month of travelling as well as hot, hot, dry days with severe watering restrictions that destroyed my lawn and garden.  Then the last three days brought in a strong and windy storm that knocked over trees with … Continue reading

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August Towels

The towels for August are based on Huck Lace.  Using a design layout similar to the towels for June, this gives me a great opportunity to investigate the differences between Atwater Bronson Lace and Huck Lace.  And I will also … Continue reading

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June Towels – Washed, Pressed, Hemmed

The June towels are hot off the loom, and washed, pressed and hemmed.  I really like the elegance of the little lace squares, the ladder hemstitching and the naturally coloured cotton.        I wish you could touch them.  They have … 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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June Towel of the Month – a little lace

This is a lovely towel woven in Atwater-Bronson Lace, where the lace forms small frames around a plain weave centre.  This is done in two blocks on four shafts.  I decided to use some Fox Fibre naturally coloured cotton for these … 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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April Flowers for Towels

I’m so enjoying the warm, sunny days of Spring, and even a little rain has not dampened my spirits.  I was in the mood for some fresh kitchen towels, both for myself, and for future sales.  These towels are based … Continue reading

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