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Textile Tidbits: Handmade in Japan – The Kimono

For my latest Textile Tidbit, I recommend a short BBC programme about the production of kimonos in present-day Japan.

This programme visits the remarkable island of Amami Oshima in the southern oceans of Japan, to follow the elaborate handmade production of a traditional Japanese kimono. 90 more words

Far East Asia

Catching up

How time flies. A weaving state conference, an out of state wedding attended, and recovering from a virus, all in the last 3 weeks.

The Houston weaving guild hosted, the Contemporary Handweavers of Texas Biennial conference 2017, in Sugarland, Texas. 313 more words


Home stretch

First and foremost I must start this off with a I think I found the problem. My back was not happy with me this morning yet again and I think I know what the problem is. 577 more words


Back in business

I know it has been a little bit of time since I last posted here but I have good reasons for that.  One of those reasons is that I’ve been working on the same thing for the last week or so and it might have not been the most interesting content.   546 more words


Video Wednesday- Busy Not Spinning

I’ve been pretty busy these past few weeks.

First I got married.

Then this past weekend I attended History Alive, a multi-period re-enactment event that sadly got mudded out on the Sunday due to excessive rain on Saturday night and early Sunday morning. 402 more words


CHT Conference 2017

Have you spent two years waiting for something and then suddenly it’s here and gone? That’s how I feel about the conference this past weekend. Two years of seeing the planning and helping in a small way, and it is all gone and past so quickly. 841 more words



You may remember before about a week or two ago when I was picking yarn for the Mystery Knit along that I went through my entire stash and I couldn’t find the yarn that I was looking for?   750 more words