Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Weaving Around Christmastime
This big (oh, dear. It's true. A five yard warp can be very big for me!) project finally got cut off the avl! I switched to a different weft near the end and got a visible pattern:
The fabric was sewn, cut apart (two blue sections, one yellow-ish), washed and put into use! The invisible pattern in the blue on blue section becomes visible when the sun shines through the window where it is being used as a curtain!
And look what I got to play with! It's Anne Dixon's Inkle Pattern Directory book. At the left is my little inkle loom warped in 5/2 cotton and a rayon. The pattern is one of the early ones in the book. My goal is to weave a new belt strap. I'm not sure that this is going to be stiff enough to work, but I'll weave it up and give it a test run. I'm looking forward to trying the Baltic patterns in the book!