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Fun Fuzzy Weaves

These two projects are done with hand manipulated techniques. I made both of these while at the Vävstuga Immersion Program. My first post about my experience is here. The fuzziness of these pieces is accomplished by creating knots around the warp. The first one is a technique called rya, and this particular version of the… Read More Fun Fuzzy Weaves

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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