Log cabin placemats, “Art, Craft and Design” exhibition

Log cabin placemats, “Art, Craft and Design” exhibition

Log cabin placemats for the League of NH Craftsmen Virtual Fair, Aug 1-9, 2020.

New, free weaving pattern to share: “Quarantine Coasters”

New, free weaving pattern to share: “Quarantine Coasters”

Weave a set of simple mug rugs using fabric scraps and my free PDF pattern and instructions.

Summer and Winter in the winter

Summer and Winter in the winter

Summer and winter is becoming one of my favorite weaving structures. It is a two shuttle weave (unless you turn your draft, but that is a topic for another day). I really like the sturdiness of the resulting fabric but especially love the fact that you end up with a reversible piece. Yes! It is [...]

Placemats for all seasons

Placemats for all seasons

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 [...]

New for November

New for November

Well, October has come and gone. I spent the first few days of November in Bath, Maine alongside my husband. We had a wonderful stay at the Inn at Bath and wonderful meals in and around the city. A trip to Halcyon Yarn to shore up my 8/2 unmercerized cotton supply rounded out our stay. [...]

Hello, October

Hello, October

"I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers," says one of my favorite literary characters of all time, Anne Shirley. Yes, it is "sweatah weathah" here in New England. And what a comforting thought this is. September closed for me with the inaugural Capital Arts Fest, held in Concord, New Hampshire [...]

“Truffula Trees” and “Cityscape” placemats

The "Truffula Trees" placemats are finished and I'm pleased with the results. A set of four mats will be my entry into the next League of NH Craftsmen exhibition, "Fairytales and Fantasies," which opens April 6, 2018 in Concord, NH. In case you're not familiar with "Truffula Trees," I encourage you to read "The Lorax" [...]