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
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!
Recently I’ve been asked to weave a scarf. Just a scarf. As plain as it can get: no wild colors, no crazy patterns, no other fancy stuff. Totally boring, from my perspective. But I wanted to do it anyway. And just to amuse myself, I wound a warp for two scarves, and let my creative … More What do you do when you get a boring project?
Yay! The kitties are delighted about new sleeping place. I will finish the edges this week and wash both rugs on the weekend. The original idea was that the rugs will be fully washable.
Quite happy with my saori rug progress! I wove 55 cm (22 inch) so far and I think that I have enough thread for a full metre (a bit more than a yard). That would make it a nice balanced size rug. After that, although I have warp for approx 3 metres (3 yards), I’ll … More Saori rug process
Instagram is my learning and inspiration place for weaving. This time I found a couple of Japanese ladies posting interesting weaving that looked kinda like tapestry, but very abstract. Both weavers have 2-shaft looms, as evidenced in their Instagram accounts, and I knew that with 2 shafts it is not possible to weave such mosaic … More Saori rugs