My weaving teaches always says that when she makes something, she makes at least two. In the weaving world it totally makes sense: dressing the loom is the same amount of time regardless of whether you have 2 yards of warp or 200 yards. Yes, the time to wind the warp itself is longer with … More Making of: the scarf with flames
I have a book that I treat as THE BOOK. I got it with the loom, and this book is absolutely awesome. It’s called “A handweaver’s pattern book” by Margaret Dvison, and it is full of wonderful patterns that I love making into woven projects. Here is how the book looks inside. This time I … More Crackle weave placemats
Finally managed to get in one time and space a bit of sunshine, my goodies, a camera and myself, to tie the pictures of the projects I have finished recently. Here is the link to Etsy posting. I also did a set of bracelets that started their life as ad paraphernalia, but with mohair and … More Yay! New listings in my Etsy shop!
My mom had 2 sewing machines, and both were old, with missing tools and weird quirks they developed during their work life. I learn how to sew while accommodating their quirks. Fast forward 20 years: I bought my own sewing machine. And every time I use it I think it’s awesome. It is easy to … More Do you have good tools?
Look at how the orange stripes are gone in the black and white version! I usually take a bnw photo of yarn when I plan a new project, to understand how the selected threads will blend and work in fabric. I skipped this step here, as I see now, because I would have picked a … More Live and learn