Category Archives: Color Horoscope Weaving

Three Shawls, One Color Horoscope Weaving Draft

I recently had the pleasure of visiting 3 Color Horoscope Weavings that live in Arizona. The first is a Color Horoscope Weaving is from 80’s

2.12.15.Carol's Original Horoscope

It was a 60″ square that Carol, the owner, folded diagonally and wore as a triangular shawl until it got retired to live as a … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Almost Ikat, Turned Weft Ikat

Salt Lake Splendor

What an AMAZING workshop! I think it was my very best!

Everyone arrived with their horoscope warps on the loom and ready to go.
There were 15 students (my maximum), and what a great group of ladies!
Sadly I didn’t get good images of everyone at the loom (“good” is … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Almost Ikat, Other's Efforts, Teaching, Woven Words

Ah, the palette is cleared

I have to say that after all these years, these moments remain some of my favorite.

In case you haven’t been following, this is my own horoscope woven in 8/2 Tencel. I love to experiment with weft colors and ended up using a variegated Tencel that gives and added dimension. … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Fiber, Techniques

And Weaving

Sometimes I believe the warps are better before they are woven, but not in this case. This particular horoscope weaving incites my “aura envy” (grin). Webs Yarn makes several variegated tencel colorways. My client selected

This particular colorway is called Mountain Stream.

Always my favorite moment—cutting off the loom.

This … Continue Reading…

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Yes, I am Still Alive

After a rather long break, here is weaving going on the loom! And now I begin the season of  Tencel, hopefully a fiber for all seasons. I’ll have to weave at least a dozen pieces before I know enough about Tencel. I remember that I turned my nose up when … Continue Reading…

Also posted in About me, Yarn

TENCELICIOUS

 I had such a good time with the last Tencel horoscope weaving that I posted it on FB and got a request for another. For some reason, the image of the weaving in process did not upload, so you will just see—coming down the home stretch (above) and my favorite … Continue Reading…

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TA DA!

The weather has greatly improved, and TA DA, the tencel/cashmere shawl is completed and delivered.

And I already got a jump on the next Color Horoscope Weaving.

 Once again I am using tencel. I had some tension problems on the last piece, so we’ll see if I managed to iron … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Commissions, Recycled Cashmere

AS THE BLIZZARD, SO THE SHUTTLE

 Amazing weather out there, so what’s a gal to do? Weave, of course!

This is my first Color Horoscope Weaving with Tencel warp (and recycled cashmere weft). I have done a few sample pieces wanting to see if I am able to launder in the washing machine and dry in … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Commissions, Recycled Cashmere

New Camera, New House, New Class, New Show

But not necessarily in that order!

First let me mention my upcoming class at John C Campbell Folk School. The class runs from Sunday September 16th- Saturday September 22nd and is called Color Horoscope Weaving—the Ultimate Color Experience. (INTERESTINGLY AS I AM WRITING THIS, I SEE A DOUBLE RAINBOW … Continue Reading…

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A Great Conference

I just returned from a fabulous week at the Hand Weavers Spinners and Dyers of Alberta Conference. The truth of their vision statement was demonstrated in every way.

“A community that supports, promotes, educates and inspires Fibre Arts.”

We started off the week with a 3-day Color Horoscope Weaving Workshop. … Continue Reading…

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