Weaving

One scarf done

Off the loom, washed, dried and hemmed too. Although pictures of FO are coming tomorrow. I was commenting earlier to someone, how I am still amazed at how woven fabric changes after it’s washed and dried; the fulling part. When weaving, you aim for a certain setting in most cases, as in number picks per… Continue reading One scarf done

Baking · General Topics · Weaving

When life gives you…

Plenty of eggs and all close to end of their shelf life. So, what do you do? Make cake of course. Plus a plate of scrambled egg on toast. 😀 One, deliciously moreish Lemon Drizzle Cake. I didn’t quite have sufficient lemon juice, so I added some Citron which we brought back from France. As… Continue reading When life gives you…

cooking · General Topics · Weaving

Today, on the loom…

I added fresh warp to the loom today, after playing around with different drafts. I finally settled on a mix of blocks of the yellow, with trackers of yellow and grey and houndstooth blocks. In a rare moment of sunshine through the window, I snapped this picture of the warping peg. Lovely and cheerful colours.… Continue reading Today, on the loom…

General Topics · Sewing

What to do…?

I love this material. It’s a print my parents picked up in Singapore, I think, maybe 30 years ago. And I don’t know what to do with it. I’m long gone since the age I could have gotten away with it hanging on a wall. Yet it seems a crime to cut it up. Suggestions?… Continue reading What to do…?

FO · Weaving

Finished Runner

Well, I managed to finish the table runner earlier this week. Wash one evening and dried. Hemmed after breakfast and before work the next. I am pleasantly pleased with the result. It’s turned out lovely. I’m glad I didn’t do a short fringe finish. I noticed how the ends of waste yarn end up after… Continue reading Finished Runner