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Drawing on a Loom

This opphamta drawloom piece is one of the coolest things we got to weave during our 15-weeks at the Vävstuga Immersion Program. (See here to learn more about this program.) I also recently found a great interview with my teacher, Becky Ashenden, on another weaver’s blog. Drawlooms are really special because they essentially restore some… Read More Drawing on a Loom

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Rep Rug

This was one of the first “extra” projects we got to do after finishing the core set of projects at the Vävstuga Immersion Program (see here for my first blog post on this program). From the very first time we saw a sample of a rep rug, we all wanted to make one. I’m so… Read More Rep Rug

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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

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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

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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