weaving

Weaving a Sunset

Our first few weeks of class (see more here, here, and here), we got the chance to look at a bunch of different woven items, and I started thinking about what types of designs I really liked. One thing I noticed was that I really like gradations of color. I had the thought that it… Read More Weaving a Sunset

weaving

The Coziest Blanket

As mentioned in my previous posts, I am attending the Vävstuga Immersion program, where I get to spend all my time weaving for 15 weeks (yes, it is amazing!). This was the first project we did using wool, which I was super excited about. For this project, we started our design process using paint. As… Read More The Coziest Blanket

weaving

Weaving Yardage

In a previous post, I talked about attending the immersion program at Vävstuga Weaving School. I also showed my first project, towels. Our second project was 4 meters of plain weave yardage. To design our yardage, we first played with stripe proportion. Then we filled our stripes in with 2 colors, 3 colors, and 4+… Read More Weaving Yardage

dress, sewing

Splendid Spring Dress

This may be my most favorite recent project. It started with the fabric, which I bought from my favorite online fabric store, Fabric Mart Fabrics, awhile ago. It is rayon challis, and as soon as I saw the print, I knew I had to have it. When it arrived, I realized that the print included… Read More Splendid Spring Dress