Tag Archives: Weaving

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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May Towel Finally on the Loom

I finally have the “May Towel of the Month on the loom after a couple of false starts.  I made the choice to use 2/8 cotton in natural colour for the body of the towel, and a very pretty cable … Continue reading

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Invitation to Weave Along – May Towel of the Month

Weaving the towels shown in the last post challenged me to follow up with the article and weave a set of towels each month.  I extend the invitation to “weave along” to other weavers out there, both new weavers and … 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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Spring Break Spinning

Well, Winter Sessions have finished and Spring Break brings a much needed teaching break.  This was my first year teaching the Spinning and Dyeing class at Place des Arts, and along with teaching some new Intermediate Weaving workshops, I experienced … Continue reading

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Autumn Towels in Summer and Winter

It is truly Autumn here in BC.  We had a long extended summer with lots of sunshine.  This week the rains started and the weather turned colder.  It happens every year, the leaves start to turn and then it rains … Continue reading

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Silken Kaleidoscope

I recently attended Karen Selk’s Silken Kaleidoscope workshop, which was sponsored by the Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners.  Karen is a wonderful weaver, frequent contributor to Handwoven Magazine, and founder and former owner of Treenway Silk. In addition to the … Continue reading

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