Jar dyeing escapades

Jar dyeing threads is like the entry way to major dyeing efforts. It is so easy to start and then before I know it, I have a bunch of jars of dye stuff that...

New rigid heddle

It was exciting to get a package from Latvia with my new rigid heddle from Harvest Looms. There’s a YouTube video with instructions on how to warp it and weave on it. It might...

Weaving waves

I’m taking Jude Hill’s Considering Weave class and I’m finding it very illuminating and compelling. And every other beneficial adjective I could come up with. I wanted to weave this little pattern of waves...

Paired needle Coptic

I made a journal last week with Vintage Page Design’s group, led by Ali Manning. It was a good experience. I’ve done this binding before but felt a refresher from a different teacher would...

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...

Sheila Hicks on making

“Do you cook?” she asked me. “No,” I said. “Do you garden?” “No.” “Do you sew?” “No.” I blushed, unsure how to justify myself and suddenly reconsidering my life choices. “Well, you see,” Hicks...

Boat Basket

I finished another fabric coil basket. This one has a title: “Many Winter Mornings.” I got tired of going around and around and was glad to wrap this one up. I like the red...