D'Anne purchased a new loom--Glimakra Band Loom and she really went to town with her weaving.
Using stash yarns (5/2 perle cotton) she wove and wove
colorful band weaving--perfect for a jacket or even a guitar strap
Gretchen enjoyed weaving workshop with Rosalie Neilson that she wove this
wonderful 'snowflake' table runner.
Take a look at one of Rosalie's video
Close-up of Gretchen's snowflake in Rep Weave
She also had these wonderful turned twill block woven towels
Same warp, different wefts! Enchanting color changes--cottolin fiber
Karen I was at it with her small tapestry piece--super detail in this tiny (3"x5") piece
I love her backs too--she says she needs to weave in the ends, but
I like them just like this!
Karen I also had these lovely woven linen mats/towels
such wonderful weaving technique
She has an article in this month's Handwoven magazine--working with linen.
Her work is always superb! Another article in the January/February Handwoven
is by Tracy on towels. We had such a great knowledge of weaving in our
As an exercise, we played with colored papers and weave structures
or lack there of--fun just to play
and a good way to see how colors bounce of each other.
Okay, I'm inspired for the month--what to weave? and what color will I use?