General Topics · handmade · lampshades

Let there be… lampshades

I got the lampshades completed. One I did on Sunday, the other this morning. Yet to take a picture of them together. But I am pleased with them. Learnt a few things too. My weaving needs to be finer, so next time I’ll try a single strand per slot/hole on my 15 dent heddle.I might… Continue reading Let there be… lampshades

Weaving

Finished … nearly

Here you go. Off the loom. Just need to give it a quick zigzag hem and a soak.

General Topics · Plants in my Garden · Weaving

Into the blue

Here’s a picture of the current weaving. I simply love this variegated yarn. The warp is Lake Combo in an 8/2 cotton and the weft is Mixed Berry in the same weight cotton. The combination is coming through well and I like the way it’s weaving up. I decided against doing some pick up pattern,… Continue reading Into the blue

General Topics · Weaving

The Reel World

This past week, work has simply gotten in the way of crafting. I had to take a trip out for work. Once in the previous week in the car, but this past week I took the train. I’ve not done that for about 15 months. All was fine, not very busy and all masked up… Continue reading The Reel World

FO · General Topics · Weaving

Diamond Scarf

Here we are. All done and off the loom. It’s even been washed and fringed. I am captivated by the bronze of the Madder Brown You can see the three colours better on this than the others. I’m really pleased with how it turned out. I had two little skips. One right at the end.… Continue reading Diamond Scarf