The golden glow of the silk / baby camel blend on a hand-painted silk warp. This shawl has the drape, the look and the style. Available on Etsy. Advertisements
Lindavia, my first hand-painted warp project, for a very special friend. Snow-dyed cottohemp warp, going from intense red and burgundy to gentle pink. Crackle weave, mercerized cotton. This beauty is listed in my Etsy shop: link.
Those scarves came to me with no colour. Just pure white silk. I used them to test acid dyes for a baby wrap, the results of which you can still see – the blue, yellow, purple, and magenta are from that era. And then, having acquired all kinds of wooden blocks from a nearby art … More Continuing on the itajime shibori road
Ahh, a bourette silk with color nubs! Habu markets this silk as “tsumugi”, which is a Japanese word for bourette silk. This silk gives a highly textured surface – quite unique to this yarn. This all-silk wrap is 318 GSM. And the edges are finished with twisted fringe, making it a second Silky wrap with … More Wedding bouquet collection, wrap #11
Weaving is all about making rectangular things. At least, weaving on a rectangular framed loom. So, among baby wraps, towels, placemats and table runners, I can also make scarves. And here is the first scarf in the Wedding Bouquet collection, for a dear friend. This is a plain weave, with a reeled silk as … More Wedding Bouquet, a scarf loop #8
What I love about my weaving, is that it connects me to people in more ways that I can imagine. And this morning was not an exception: a new name popped up in the FB messages, and I learned that one of the pieces I wove made into a bracelet! How awesome is that? (and … More A path to connect
Still working on a backlog, but definitely making a dent. 🙂 Here is one of the Stone Plum shawls, with silk weft. It is a beauty, light, but warm, draping like a charm and so so lovely in hand.