Woven on my 4 shaft loom on the remaining warp from my previous rug. The pattern is Vertical Herringbone twill. This time I plaited the warp threads for the fringe knotted the ends and split each warp thread into two.
Woven on my Leclerc 45 inch floor loom. 6 EPI . Jute warp with thick carpet wool for the weft. It was hard on the hands to knot the fringe but a pair of pliers helped to tighten the knots!
These lovely items were made for our recent yarn project by Penny, Loraine, Kath, Ali, Ans, Fred and Val.
Working down from top left, makers of these lovely items are as follows:-Fred and Ans Kluit, Kath Turner, Ali Didriksen, Loraine Baxter, Ricky Smyth, Sue Grimes, Penny Stewart, Val Crank, Margaret Cooper.
I wove this on my 8-shaft loom. I used cashmere and fine wool in 3 shades of blue, and black. it was quite an interesting project as, while weaving, there were 6 calculations on the go at the same time. Not one I could do with earphones in listening to music!
This is the first time I’ve tried to design a “Summer and Winter” weaving project. It has two sides. So named because the “Summer” side was lighter, and the “Winter” side was darker. In days past many bed counterpanes were...
Following on from the Thomson Tartan Tablemats I made, I decided to make coasters for this year’s family gathering. There are 18 coasters, and by the time I’d finished weaving them all, I was wanting to start a new project! It really did end up a Labour of...
This set of 4 table mats were to have been part of the project and raffle for the Guild Open Day which is cancelled due to the Coranvirus. They are made of cotton, the thick rep weave has 6 strands for added insulation and effect.
The table runner was featured in a very old Handwoven magazine. It was woven in cotton on an 8 shaft table loom.