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Doup Leno Setup Part 2 - What Goes on Behind the CastleTo get a good shed with the doup setup, the ground and doup warps need to be tensioned separately.  I used the method in the monograph by Hella Skowronski, Doup Leno .  In it she describes how to construct and place “jumpers”, or tensioners, behind the harn…

Doup Leno Setup Part 2 - What Goes on Behind the Castle
To get a good shed with the doup setup, the ground and doup warps need to be tensioned separately.  I used the method in the monograph by Hella Skowronski, Doup Leno .  In it she describes how to construct and place “jumpers”, or tensioners, behind the harn…

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Bonds & ConnectionsThe Ties That Bind, 19’ x 19”. Deanna Deeds, 2014.  Cotton.  Doubleweave, warp wrapping, knotted netting.  On exhibit at Bonds & Connections. What:              ·         Designing Weavers present  Bonds & Connections  a fiber exhibit exploring the diverse …

Bonds & Connections
The Ties That Bind, 19’ x 19”. Deanna Deeds, 2014.  Cotton.  Doubleweave, warp wrapping, knotted netting.  On exhibit at Bonds & Connections. What:              ·         Designing Weavers present  Bonds & Connections  a fiber exhibit exploring the diverse …

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August TotM WeavingHere’s the huck lace version of the August towel, in natural 40/2 unbleached linen.  To make the design square, weave the plain weave between the lace treadling sequence the same size as the plain weave threading between the lace threading blocks.  If you a…

August TotM Weaving
Here’s the huck lace version of the August towel, in natural 40/2 unbleached linen.  To make the design square, weave the plain weave between the lace treadling sequence the same size as the plain weave threading between the lace threading blocks.  If you a…

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Doup Leno Setup Part 1 - Doup ThreadingThe leno/gauze weave studies I’ve been doing are turning out to be quite a fun adventure. In doup leno, the warp works in pairs, each pair having a side-to-side stationary (“ground”) warp and a side-to-side moving (“doup”) warp.  The doup warp can be raised…
Doup Leno Setup Part 1 - Doup Threading
The leno/gauze weave studies I’ve been doing are turning out to be quite a fun adventure. In doup leno, the warp works in pairs, each pair having a side-to-side stationary (“ground”) warp and a side-to-side moving (“doup”) warp.  The doup warp can be raised…
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August TotM - More Lace WeavingSummer is flying by, isn’t it? The Towel of the Month for August uses a huck threading in blocks, surrounded by plain weave.  Here are the stats: Warp: unbleached 40/2 linen Weft: same as warp Total number of warp ends: 564 Warp setting: 30 ends per inch (e…
 
August TotM - More Lace Weaving
Summer is flying by, isn’t it? The Towel of the Month for August uses a huck threading in blocks, surrounded by plain weave.  Here are the stats: Warp: unbleached 40/2 linen Weft: same as warp Total number of warp ends: 564 Warp setting: 30 ends per inch (e…
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July’s towel completedA shot of the finished July towel with its stars and stripes.  There’s something nice about the wet-finished, ironed linen, the way it drapes.  It’s soft, yet at the same time it has a lot of body and crispness, with a bit of sheen.  It’s hard to capture in…
 
July’s towel completed
A shot of the finished July towel with its stars and stripes.  There’s something nice about the wet-finished, ironed linen, the way it drapes.  It’s soft, yet at the same time it has a lot of body and crispness, with a bit of sheen.  It’s hard to capture in…
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Providence GivethMy fabric, “Updraft, Downdraft”, was awarded first place in the yardage exhibit at Convergence!  This is an international juried exhibit, so it is very exciting to have my work selected for this honor.  I was so sad to miss out on going there myself, but th…
 
Providence Giveth
My fabric, “Updraft, Downdraft”, was awarded first place in the yardage exhibit at Convergence!  This is an international juried exhibit, so it is very exciting to have my work selected for this honor.  I was so sad to miss out on going there myself, but th…
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I got the Rhode Island Blues
I was supposed to be in Providence today.  But Providence, it seems, had other plans in store for me.  The Polar Vortex cancelled my flight and apparently many others.  It took the airline over an hour just to put a human on the line, and she wasn’t able to…
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Predator at Complexity Exhibit in Rhode IslandPredator 19” H x 14” W Cotton, hand-dyed wool. Twill and plain weave, forming supplementary warp worked in double-layered sprang technique. If you’re going to Convergence, be sure not to miss this exhibit at nearby Brown University.  See my piece “Predator”…
Predator at Complexity Exhibit in Rhode Island
Predator 19” H x 14” W Cotton, hand-dyed wool. Twill and plain weave, forming supplementary warp worked in double-layered sprang technique. If you’re going to Convergence, be sure not to miss this exhibit at nearby Brown University.  See my piece “Predator”…
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Updraft, Downdraft at Convergence 2014Updraft, Downdraft 3 yards 24” long x 24.5” wide Cotton, hand-painted warp Doubleweave, half-layer left unwoven and worked in sprang technique This and other fabulous yardage featured in: Ebb & Flow: Yardage HGA’s Convergence 2014 Providence Juried Yardage …
 
Updraft, Downdraft at Convergence 2014
Updraft, Downdraft 3 yards 24” long x 24.5” wide Cotton, hand-painted warp Doubleweave, half-layer left unwoven and worked in sprang technique This and other fabulous yardage featured in: Ebb & Flow: Yardage HGA’s Convergence 2014 Providence Juried Yardage …