Wedding Bouquet project: selecting a weft, part 3

Part 1 and part 2 Now, let’s play with the cobalt blue and another variegated yarn.  The blue is 10/2 mercerized cotton in Nassau, and variegated is bourette with fuchsia, orange, pink, yellow and purple.   Really dark colour weft really works with this warp.  And variegated weft works too – both add intensity to … More Wedding Bouquet project: selecting a weft, part 3

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Winging it!

I remember my first weaving lesson like it was yesterday. I came to a weaving studio early, walked into a large, cavernous room full of mysterious equipment, and realized that I know nothing about what will happen next. Other newbies entered the room, and we just stood there, after brief shy introductions, not knowing what … More Winging it!

Things that don’t belong in the weaving world (part 2)

Or do they? Enter bottle cork. Way back when I was in school, we learned how to crochet a mushroom pin cushion. Besides learning to avoid crocheting at all costs, I also learned that soft pin holders are cute but not practical. For many years since I kept my needles in their original boxes. Not … More Things that don’t belong in the weaving world (part 2)

In the shop: placemats

Yay!  Added the pages with the placemats that I currently have in stock, description and all that.  If you want to buy them or get more information, please contact me at sophie.avdey@gmail.com.  Thanks! Orange / white / blue placemats Colourful placemats