Thursday, March 8, 2012

Finger Tip Towels

Here are some bathroom finger tip towels that I wove in a bumberet structure with a random warp.  The stripe effect is from the bumberet.  Except for the reddish/pink/blue towel in the middle, these are from the same warp with different weft colors.

The colors I used (8/2 cotton) are based on this Hawaiian watercolor -- also in my bathroom.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Warp Rep Weaving Class...

Last weekend I took a 3-day class from Rosalie Neilson on weaving warp rep on an 8-harness table loom.  Today I wove off the last little bit of the warp and my sampler is done!  Doing this type of weaving on my baby table loom was a little challenging since I can't beat the weft into place very hard.  Ralph got some steel rods to insert in the handle of the reed which did help.  Next time I do warp rep weaving, it's going to be on my big floor loom and I can really wack the weft threads into place.  And now for some photos...


Sunday, January 1, 2012

A Day in the Life of Looms 2012

The Day in the Life of Looms is something started by Meg in New Zealand.  Each New Year's Day weavers post what is on their looms. 

LeClerc Fanny is ready for a new scarf warp to get tie-on. 

Zooey the Fireside loom has a warp using leftover knitting yarns.  About 30 inches done.

Cherry Pie, the Norwood Loom, has a small scarve on it.  About 8 inches done.

A doubleweave project on my table loom -- all the action is on the other side of the warp.  However, it isn't turning out the way I expected so I am going to do a different double weave with the rest of the warp.

The start of a project on my Navajo loom...but it has been at this level for 6 months!