Other than wraps, or scarves, or shawls, or towels? Plenty of things, as it turns out. And one of these things is combining two craftsmanship: weaving and leather work. Here is one of the examples: beautiful set of bags and purses done by Rojkowa, with a handwoven piece from the Silky Weave. Aren’t they lovely? … More What can you do with handwoven fabric
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
“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:
Oh, the softness! This loop is woven in a diamond variation pattern, and the weft is the same silk as in warp. The weft is hand-dyed in pale pink, green, golden tones. And it is for sale! It is 30 cm in height (12 inches) and 62 cm in loop (32 cm flat, or 12.5 inches … More Wedding Bouquet collection, loop scarf #9
I have heard different answers to that. Some weavers would say that understanding a draft for the project is difficult, some mentioned handling a second warp. Others – tying the treadles or getting a clean shed. Non-weavers usually reply that the whole thing looks overwhelming. And they all are right, of course. Each of us … More What is the most difficult part in weaving?
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!