A new print-at-home weaving pattern for rigid heddle weavers; overshot in polychrome; weaving class wrap-up.
Confession: after a summer and early fall of weaving a lot of kitchen towels (my most popular item at fine craft shows and for custom requests) I began to suffer from dishtowel fatigue. My husband, in his infinite wisdom, suggested that I mix things up a bit and design and weave something new and different. [...]
Hello, friends. I am gearing up for September and October fine craft shows which means I have been working to replenish my inventory of diamond twill kitchen towels. The diamond twill towels were best sellers at the League of NH Craftsmen's Fair in August. Here is one version that I've just finished in time for [...]
Greetings, dear readers. It has been quite a while since I have written but I assure you I have not been twiddling my thumbs. We've moved! We are now happy residents of Harrisville, New Hampshire. We have met the neighbors... and enjoyed the hummingbirds... In addition to turning a house into a home, I've been [...]
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" [...]
The loom is dressed with a new warp this week, a self-drafted overshot design using four shafts. It is always fun to see how one's sketch (or in my case, computer draft) translates into cloth. After sampling several inches of fabric, I decided to double up on pattern weft picks to give the pattern a [...]