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Natural Dyeing and Handwoven Shibori

Catharine Ellis wrote the book,  “Woven  Shibori”. While attending HGA Convergence 2016, I had the privilege of taking a class with her,  Natural Dyeing and Hand Woven Shibori. 181 more words

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Then and Now Spinning

It has been awhile since I posted. I have been in the midst of a larger project for spinning than I normally do. As in, I came up with a plan for all of my handspun, early stuff, that was lying around. 845 more words

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Tapestry One Finished! Plus beading!

I finished this awhile ago and apparently forgot to post the end results here.

I had a lot of fun learning the techniques, and I know that there are many more still to learn. 210 more words

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Wedding Bouquet project: selecting a weft, part 4

Parts 1, 2, and 3

After seeing dark and really light colours in weft, I decided to try white silk.  I also added pale green at the end of this sample, just for fun. 17 more words

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Wedding Bouquet project: selecting a weft, part 3

Part 1 and part 2

Now, let’s play with the cobalt blue and another variegated yarn.  The blue is 10/2 mercerized cotton in Nassau, and variegated is bourette with… 26 more words

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Wedding Bouquet project: selecting a weft, part 2

Part 1

Now let’s have a look at the intense and dark weft, like dark purple, and compare it to a variegated weft, where I used yellow, turquoise, fuchsia, magenta and purple. 96 more words

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Wedding Bouquet project: selecting a weft, part 1

The lovely hand-painted silk is now on the loom, and the question my customers face:  what yarn, which colour and which pattern to choose?  I run the samples at the beginning of most projects to ease answering it. 92 more words

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