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April TotM - Flowers in Rosepath as OvershotIs everyone dying to find out this month’s Towel of the Month?  Sorry I missed posting this on April 1! April’s Towel of the Month structure is a simple point twill threading known as “rosepath” - here woven as overshot to make rows of flowers in spring col…
 
April TotM - Flowers in Rosepath as Overshot
Is everyone dying to find out this month’s Towel of the Month?  Sorry I missed posting this on April 1! April’s Towel of the Month structure is a simple point twill threading known as “rosepath” - here woven as overshot to make rows of flowers in spring col…
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March TotM Miniature Overshot towels completedIt’s the end of March, the Towel of the Month is finished, and one of them is on its way to my next test kitchen! The towels are 40/2 linen in the warp, 20/1 linen weft, with borders in “miniature” overshot. The one on the left is using 6 strands of cotton e…
 
March TotM Miniature Overshot towels completed
It’s the end of March, the Towel of the Month is finished, and one of them is on its way to my next test kitchen! The towels are 40/2 linen in the warp, 20/1 linen weft, with borders in “miniature” overshot. The one on the left is using 6 strands of cotton e…
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New Digs for My MacomberI did some rearranging in my house, and now my 16 shaft Macomber loom lives in a place with more light. 

New Digs for My Macomber
I did some rearranging in my house, and now my 16 shaft Macomber loom lives in a place with more light

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Predator is Packing to Take a TripThis piece entitled “Predator” was juried into the Complex Weavers show Complexity, so it is leaving to go traveling for a few months.  First it’s off to Nebraska, at the University of Nebraska -Lincoln for a month-long show.  Then to Washington state fo…
Predator is Packing to Take a Trip
This piece entitled “Predator” was juried into the Complex Weavers show
Complexity, so it is leaving to go traveling for a few months.  First
it’s off to Nebraska, at the University of Nebraska -Lincoln for a
month-long show.  Then to Washington state fo…
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March TotM - Update: Weaving the Overshot Borders
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I have the borders going now.  I used 6-strand cotton embroidery floss, and it comes in so many colors I couldn’t resist using a bunch of different greens. Perusing the Hayes pattern book, I see suggestions for either 10/2 or 5/2 co…
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March TotM - About Miniature Overshot
I was curious, so I did a little research, and here’s what I came up with regarding miniature overshot.  First, an internet search turned up the names of two weavers from the earlier half of last century who made designs in miniature overshot.  Josephine Es…
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Further Explorations in Warp Left UnwovenAlthough I am definitely not done with putting sprang into my loom-controlled weaving, I have been wanting for some time to try out some other techniques besides sprang on the portions of my warp that I leave unwoven. In this project I am using my familiar …
 
Further Explorations in Warp Left Unwoven
Although I am definitely not done with putting sprang into my loom-controlled weaving, I have been wanting for some time to try out some other techniques besides sprang on the portions of my warp that I leave unwoven. In this project I am using my familiar …
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March TotM - draft!  Weave along.

March TotM - draft!  Weave along.

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February’s TotM - finished!  Two different hem treatments in the weaving.  Read more…

February’s TotM - finished!  Two different hem treatments in the weaving.  Read more

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Announcing weave-along March TotM - shamrocks in overshot for St. Patty’s day.

Announcing weave-along March TotM - shamrocks in overshot for St. Patty’s day.