Category: Weave and sew

Post #3158: Making samples

(A photo of my latest make – a new shift dress for spring). I’ve always been averse to making samples on the loom. So much work to thread, wind-up and tie on the whole thing without having “something” to show for it at the… Continue Reading “Post #3158: Making samples”

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Post #3157: Loom talk

I started warping my loom for the first time in ages yesterday. Problem is, I decided to use a warping technique I’m not overly familiar with and I made a mistake right out of the gate. Fortunately, my warp chains are salvageable and I’m… Continue Reading “Post #3157: Loom talk”

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Post #3156: Things keep happening

You might have missed this on Friday, but I sent out March’s Comfort for the Apocalypse mailing titled Shelter in Place. If you haven’t read it yet, I encourage you to do so and to subscribe if you like what you read. The monthly… Continue Reading “Post #3156: Things keep happening”

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Post #3154: A new tote for a new season

I’m heading into Vancouver for a few days which is not a by-choice kind of thing. I’ve got meetings, dinners and a trip to the Zendo planned which is all fine, but most days I would rather just be in my studio. On the… Continue Reading “Post #3154: A new tote for a new season”

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Post #3153: Making jeans (and the trouble with “denim”)

I made my first pair of jeans last week – albeit without all the contrasting stitching and rivets. The Persephone Pants have been on my list, and I decided to make my wearable muslin out of some inexpensive denim in my stash before cutting… Continue Reading “Post #3153: Making jeans (and the trouble with “denim”)”

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