Category: weaving

Mask 3

I had fabric strips left over from the boat basket so I thought I would try them as weft. I am feeling a lot more comfortable with the steps of making these masks. It’s...

Zati mask

A feeling of accomplishment – I’ve wanted to weave a mask like this for years, since I first saw it in Susan Barrett Merrill’s book The Art of Weaving a Life. It has taken...

Saffron Weave Along

A three-week weaving project on the Mirrix Saffron loom, led by Claudia Chase. I learned some new techniques and practiced some familiar ones. New: pick and pick, soumack knotting, four-selvedge weaving. Familiar: weaving in...

Paper weaving

I used some of this shiny navy blue paper and some saved postcards to experiment with paper weaving. As demonstrated by Helen Hiebert in Ali Manning’s Thursday morning Facebook Live. Fun.

A little weaving

I finally finished this circle weaving experiment. It’s tiny and went fast but I became stuck when I realized I didn’t have enough of the deep turquoise color to complete the background. After setting...

Saffron loom

I broke down and bought myself a little loom with tensioning. I am just so reluctant to weave on the two looms I have because I can’t get or keep the warp threads tight...

Odd jobs

I don’t feel like I did very much today. I worked at the computer for a few hours, which never feels like I have much to show for it. But I also worked on...