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.
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.
Take yarn, soft and white as a summer cloud. Colour it – but only pick the gentlest and whispery colours, shades and tints. Sprinkle it with a delicate crackle weave pattern. And watch the magic flowing from the end of the rainbow. Let me introduce “The Rainbow End”, a current project at the Silky Weave … More The rainbow end
A while ago I added a second loom, a beautiful Leclerc Weavebird, to my studio. And started a new project on it, Lindavia collection, while working on the Stone Plum on the old loom. And I wove, and wove, and wove, and got to the point where I had quite a backlog of the pieces … More Working a backlog
A wrap from a Lindavia collection is available for grabs! The warp is a blend of organic cotton and hemp, 60/40 proportion, and has been hand-dyed with snow. The weft is a mercerized cotton. Weaving pattern is crackle weave, and the overall result is a cushy, grippy and very supportive wrap with 375 GSM. The … More A new wrap for sale