...because sometimes you just have to go play with sticks and strings...
A simple escape from these rather crazy times (!)...
Winding a new warp onto my loom...
Experimenting with perfectly imperfect hand-spun cotton.
Winter is for...weaving! (and wishing I always had this kind of sunlight in my studio...)
Re-creating the weave of an antique grain sack.
Borrowing from the look of vintage hand woven table linens...
Playing around with treadling on a traditional Swedish twill pattern...
Weaving charcoal gray soft cotton dish towels...
Happy Holidays! And thank you for a wonderful year - I truly have the nicest customers!
An orchestra of strings...
A step back in time...rustic hand woven linen.
Maybe it's just me, but there's something so calming about cloth on the loom...
Nordic runners coming soon!
Christmas morning, Christmas towels I'd meant to give as gifts...if only they'd gotten done on time. Ah...life!
Merry Christmas, 2017!
A failed experiment, but pretty nevertheless...German Bird's Eye.
Nettle yarn washed and hanging out to dry, soon to be woven into some (very!) rustic table runners.
Handwoven cotton dish towels in light gray, charcoal and terracotta coming soon!
Weaving Krokbragd in earth tones now...
Threading the reed on my loom to weave some simple taupe and white striped farmhouse table runners.
Working on the agonizingly slow process of weaving Norwegian Krokbragd. (Ugh. What was I thinking?!)
Soon to be taupe and white striped table runners.
One step among many in the process: winding the warp onto the loom.
Trying something new - salmon, mocha, charcoal and tan in a classic twill pattern.
Recently finished...pale gray table runners with navy blue stripes.
Natural cotton-linen blend runners on the loom...