A how-to: Kate's sewing machine method for finishing handwoven bookmarks.
Diamond twill envelope style pillow cover I am thinking about adding another dimension to my "handwoven home" offerings at summer fairs this year and have been tinkering with cushion cover designs. I've sewn a bit with my handwoven fabrics, and as my fellow handweaver friends know, it is most certainly NOT like working with commercially [...]
Oh heck! How to replace a misbehaving warp thread.
Hello, friends. I love placemats. I love to use them and I love to weave them. They make great gifts and they're a nice way to "live" with handwovens. When crafted from cotton, they're especially easy to launder. My newest design is build around a four shaft bird's eye twill design. I wanted to create [...]
Gee whiz, December came and went and here we are in the middle of January. Happy (belated) 2019, everyone. Now that the boys are back at university and the holiday festivities have past, I've started planning in earnest for the 2019 art fair circuit. Yes! The planning begins nearly a year in advance, especially for [...]