Loom building – Chiseling mortice joints for the loom frame.
Phase one of building a loom. Milling the wood that we have gathered from auctions and the forrest. The loom is inspired by a Sweedish style loom, customized to a modern weaver. It will be called the Turtleback Loom and all the building plans, one perfected, will be released into the Creative Commons (for free) […]
Raw silk on cotton, the colors are becoming more and more delicious….I think I am listening to too much ‘Splendid Table’ as I weave.
Warping into the night…
Warping the loom for yardage, all cotton…Cherry Blossom Sunset
What I get to work with today…
Bolero woven with all natural dyed raw silk – Sandalwood (pale pink), Cochineal (pink and purple), Fustic (yellow) and Black Walnuts (grey and brown).
warping the loom with natural raw silk…getting ready to weave some boleros, bags and yardage.
5 yards, cotton warp with a raw silk weft. Oh boy it is beautiful!