The Wedding Bouquet collection turned out to be huge. Not only I am still posting pics about things woven on this warp, but I still have fabric waiting to be hemmed, washed, and photographed. To clarify the last sentence: I have fabric waiting to be hemmed; I have fabric waiting to be washed, and a … More Wedding Bouquet collection, loop #7
The golden glow of the silk / baby camel blend on a hand-painted silk warp. This shawl has the drape, the look and the style. Available on Etsy.
White bamboo weft (it is handy to have a stock of weaving yarn in quantities suitable for a medium-size shop, because I can grab and try weft ideas with no delay), and kinda zigzag-ish weave pattern. Listed on Etsy: link.
Mulberry spun silk as both warp and weft; hand-painted, bright and lightweight. The weave pattern has lots of plain weave pieces in it, which gives 325 GSM. This fabric piece is available for purchase in my Etsy shop (link).
With the MacOS update, my monitor decided to change the colour profile, I suspect. How else to explain that pics I took and processed before update now look completely overburnt, yet the pages in Chrome look brighter? I did the recalibration, but my laptop and I are disagreeing on the location of the neutral white … More Wedding Bouquet #12, a piece for a ring sling
Ahh, a bourette silk with color nubs! Habu markets this silk as “tsumugi”, which is a Japanese word for bourette silk. This silk gives a highly textured surface – quite unique to this yarn. This all-silk wrap is 318 GSM. And the edges are finished with twisted fringe, making it a second Silky wrap with … More Wedding bouquet collection, wrap #11
This wrap is woven with Supima cotton, hand-painted, and that’s the first time I worked with Supima. And it stood to its reputation: it is smooth, elastic and soft – all of which is awesome for a baby wrap. Yes, it is awesome by itself too, but having a cush in a wrap and not … More Wedding Bouquet collection, wrap #1
A wrap of all silk, hand-painted, woven in twill variation. Light in hand, soft, with shimmery spun silk, it is quite lovely. 250 GSM, and with this particular silk elasticity, I hope the wrap will be very cush and supportive at the same time. Two different spots of light – and see how the look … More The Wedding Bouquet, baby wrap #5
One warp can become a lot of rectangular items: a baby wrap, a loop scarf, or a shawl. This shawl is woven in diamond weave variation. 2/3 are woven with blue silk and 1/3 – with maroon ramie. And this is a close-up shot of my shawl pin that I use to wear my shawls. … More Wedding Bouquet collection, shawl #6
Adding a cottolin weft to silk warp? Why not! Here is a loop scarf, woven in plain weave, with purple cottolin yarn.