Before and after

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The joy of fulling, or perhaps the joy of having fulled.

Cut off

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Off the loom and into the washing machine.

before and after

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The effects of a rolling pin on linen double cloth

scour, agitate, compress

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A group of weavers are immersed in the wet finishing process.

Crinkly

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Experimenting with high-twist wool

two in one out

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The unfinished pile grows larger.

promising start

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More promising than I expected, in fact. I got myself into a ridiculous pickle over my deflected double weave (DDW) tie-up. I had planned to weave it on the Delta using a skeleton tie-up so that I could mix and … Read More

my best-looking customer

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At this time of year I don’t often get to see Stuart in daylight: during the week one or other of us will be out of the house by 7.15 am (and often much earlier) and we aren’t back in … Read More

wet cloth, colour and form

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I have been trying and failing to get a picture that would show you the rust weft pattern on the loom. Here is the best I could muster: Perhaps you can see the outline of interlocking rectangles, or perhaps not. … Read More