One of the things that baby wraps making requires is embroidery skill. I used to do the cross-stitching years ago, but with the Silky Weave wraps I decided to offer a free hand embroidery. I watched videos, read about various stitches, and practiced. So, I am happy with my skills now, and here are recent … More Middle markers
I have been radio silent for more than a year, maybe? Lots of changes in my life, first health (all dealt with, and almost recovered), then a trip to Japan for 5 weeks to study Japanese, and finally, last fall, coming back to my office work. But I do weave in between all of that, … More Dance in the moonlight
A lovely piece, woven in a pattern I have not tried before, on hand-painted warp and a natural while Seasilk.
“Into the sunset” collection is woven on hand-painted mercerized cotton. This is the second time when I paint the warp after putting it on the loom. This wrap is woven with silk / baby camel weft, in natural colour and hearts weave pattern. And this beauty is 300 GSM.
I have been experimenting with painting a white warp after I put it on the loom. Here is a piece from Tabula Rasa collection, started as a white cottolin warp: And this is a piece from “Into the sunset collection”, where I aimed for a gradient transition from indigo to white:
Now you can rent a handwoven wrap from the Silky Weave! Details here: link
A beautiful off-white wrap. Woven on a white cottolin warp, with natural Supima cotton, this wrap has amazing softness and grip. Available for sale on Etsy.
I wove this wrap on white cottolin warp, with white mercerized cotton weft. Here is the woven wrap, before its first wash: Then hand-painting: Another washing and drying cycle, and shibori comes into play. After folding, the fabric is pressed between wooden blocks. And then the dye bath, then another wash and another drying cycle. … More Tabula Rasa collection, wrap I
I just listed the Emerald forest collection wraps in the Etsy shop; all three wraps are 100% cottolin and measure 5 metres in length. At the USD 75 per metre – it is a bargain price, don’t miss it! Links: Tartan wrap Emerald twill wrap Chocolate brown twill wrap
Mulberry spun silk weft, dyed in specs. GSM 320. Gentle, subtle, and flowing.