Wednesday, January 2, 2013

first post for 2013!


Happy 2013 everyone!

This was the last thing I wove in 2012:


And this is what I'm weaving now:


It's the same broken twill pattern (called 'Dornik) that I wove in purple here, but this time I've used a gorgeous handwoven alpaca/merino blend that I bought back in May.

Oh, and I changed my hair colour ... it's now burgundy and neon pink (better pics later :P)


I really have to iron the pieces I have woven, then experiment with sewing into various length cowls. I hate sewing, so have put that off - I'd rather be weaving!!

6 comments:

  1. I always feel terribly lazy when I see how productive you are! ;o)

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    1. Ha! Well, I'm not weaving today, as it's 40 degrees C, and no air conditioning in my studio :( Will have to go downstairs to do some cross stitch, methinks!

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  2. Does sewing various length cowls mean you have to cut your weaving? I could never bring myself to even think of doing that - not that I did much weaving, just the one semester that was part of our course. Congratulations on the amazing work you are doing.
    How can you think of cross-stitch in this heat???

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    1. Yes Mary - I try to only weave the amount I need, but I've had to do a bit of cutting - it hasn't hurt a bit! :P

      Aaah, cross stitch is the *best* thing for the heat! Both my looms are upstairs, so when it gets too hot I can come downstairs and do cross stitch in front of the air con ;)

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  3. Reds and purples everywhere - on looms, in your hair, where will it stop?

    And are you now so deep into the fascinating maths of multi-harness weaving that you are lost to tapestry? No, of course not. More power to your elbow, MIchelle.

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    1. My love of colour will never stop!

      And as to your question ... nah, I don't think I even need to answer that ;)

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