Category Archives: Kits

Too Busy to Blog


I love the blogging community! My 4 years of blogging has brought me more pleasure and friends than I could ever imagine. I have been struggling to keep up in the midst of so much change in my life. I can hardly believe that I will be moving again within … Continue Reading…

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Getting Ready for Ikat in Ohio


In addition to teaching about Turned Weft Ikat, I wanted to give everyone an opportunity to experience “Almost Ikat”. The workshop is a lot about designing warps spontaneously on the warping board within rather tight parameters.

Here is the assignment—each student arrives in class with a scarf warp 9″ wide … Continue Reading…

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Catching Up #1


The Georgia O’Keeffe Color Horoscope Weaving in Bambu 7 with “Almost Ikat” accents is finished and shipped off to Cotton Clouds—my almost last preparation for the booth at Convergence. Cotton Clouds has done an amazing job. Take a look at this. Many blessings to Irene for all of her efforts.… Continue Reading…

Also posted in Color Horoscope Weaving

Georgia on my Mind

Here is the 4th rendition of the Georgia O’Keeffe Horoscope Weaving for the Cotton Clouds booth at Convergence. Woven in Bambu 7, sett 20 epi. You will be amazed at the look at feel of the finished shawl.


I will be eternally grateful to Karen Driscoll, one of my students … Continue Reading…

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What to Do While I am Working Up the Courage to Cut the Towels Apart

When I was at the WARP meeting, Irene and I exchanged ideas for ways to improve the Color Horoscope Weaving Kits. I had this idea for the Baby Blanket and decided the only way to see if was an improvement was to weave it.


Instead of having a wide solid … Continue Reading…

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Success, I Think

The reason I like Bambu 12 a little better than Bambu 7, has to do with scale. I’ll be able to demonstrate in pictures that after I finish the B12 piece

I couldn’t resist gamping all of the warp colors in the last 24 inches of the weaving.


And then, … Continue Reading…

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One Strand or Two

I double the strands of Bambu 12 in the warp, but do I want to double the strands of Bambu 12 for the weft?

The bottom half of the picture is the single strand, and the top is doubled. Well, I picked the double strands for a couple of reasons. … Continue Reading…

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It’s All a Learning Process

Georgia is off the loom! In the past, I have talked about the “Fudge Factor”— knowing where you can fudge and where you can’t. After so many years of weaving, you would think I would know better, but noooo.

Back story: What I am trying to “learn” in this weaving … Continue Reading…

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Weaving Along

The Georgia O’Keeffe Horoscope Shawl in Bambu 7 is coming along really well. I hope to get it off the loom tomorrow. I can’t wait to see what it looks like. I actually wrote down the weight of the weft cones before I began, so I’ll actually know how much … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Color Horoscope Weaving

No Weaving Block

It took so long to load these pictures that I don’t have time to write about them now, but enjoy them. More to follow



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