Serious scarves
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One of four silk scarves in Goethe’s “serious” colours, inspired by a workshop with the late James Koehler

detour
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I really don’t have a single finished thing at the moment. Well, I do have things that are finished, but they are not yet photographed so technically they don’t exist at all. This is a shame as I would love … Read More

is it a fish? is it a bird?
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No, it’s a protoype. I have been continuing to practice my ply-splitting; in fact, the coffee table is littered with split plies. This has become my sit-down-with-a-cup-of-tea-and-watch-the-telly craft of choice. I have already mentioned that I bought myself a little … Read More

picking up on the sample thing
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I have just been reading Laura Fry’s recent posts on sampling and I want to add my “Hear, hear!” so there it is. As you may have realised, my own problem with sampling is forcing myself to stop… Thinking about … Read More

Back under the loom
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Nature abhors an empty loom, and so do I

the actual colours
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Don’t be alarmed by the garish red and green drafts in my earlier post. I used bright shades simply because more realistic ones were too dark for me to see the pattern. On the loom it is looking like this: … Read More

design proposals
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Oops, I’m going off-topic again already — though only a little bit — because an exciting exhibition opened in Dundee the other day. It had been the talk of the town for months beforehand and there is even more talk … Read More

curved triangle drafts
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Right, back to weaving business! Here, thanks to Amy, are the rejected and the now-in-use drafts for curved triangle shapes. I started with the idea that a pattern of these shapes would leave a pleasing pathway of plain weave through … Read More