After my long summer break, this week I dressed the loom in some brightly coloured cotton stripes. So enjoyed the rhythm of weaving again, and that lovely feeling when I cut fresh fabric off the loom. This length will become a set of soft and gentle washcloths very soon. It’s good to be back.
Taking some lovely time off this month – to explore this beautiful island, sleep under the stars, walk, swim and spend time with family. Back soon.
This rich, vibrant colour combination was inspired by my daughter who is now a young adult- who is passionate about social issues and dives right into whatever she does in life. When I offered to weave her a scarf for the cold winter months at university, she immediately said ‘yes please-red please’ I loved weavingContinue reading “Rata Joy”
Here’s a quick little project tutorial so you can weave a super-sweet watermelon decoration. I’m hanging them on the Christmas Tree this year (Yep, we have a summer Christmas here in lovely New Zealand) 1. Gather your supplies. You will need a Circle weaving loom, small amounts of thread in watermelon red, black, bright green,Continue reading “Sweet watermelon circle weaving”
I’ve been working on a couple of new looms sizes recently. The first one is a bit bigger than my usual looms. I’m hoping they will be good for blanket squares – and for weaving these – my new favourite and very useful cotton/linen dishcloths. So far so good. And fun too! I also madeContinue reading “Big and small”