Clasped Weft – A little further…

I finally got back to my loom the other day. I managed to knock out just under a metre of this clasped weft with a diamond twill pattern. My goal is to get three metres of this, then do another three metres of white on white. Then, if it all goes to plan, I will be making another origami dress out of it. I haven’t … Continue reading Clasped Weft – A little further…

The Tencel Journey Continues…

I’m still working on my tencel project. I just really love and am pleasantly surprised at how soft and shiny tencel looks and feels after its been washed and steam pressed. I’m very excited about this project. I have two more pieces to weave, both of these will be around four metres in length… maybe a bit less. And then I have to purchase some … Continue reading The Tencel Journey Continues…

Chanel tweed – How is it made? (video)

“Today, tweed remains a strong part of the Chanel story and is made in the House of Lesage out of Paris.” […] “The tweed is made by weaving the warp and weft, using a variety of different kinds of threads which creates a unique and somewhat irregular appearance. The warp – vertically strung – is the background of the fabric, the base that will support the … Continue reading Chanel tweed – How is it made? (video)

Sneak peek at what’s next for my Saori loom…

Here’s a sneak peek at an up and coming project. This yarn is tencel and has a beautiful lustre to it. I personally think that these colours are glorious. I’m just waiting for my warp to come for my Saori loom. It’s a black warp, so thesr colours will really bust in vibrance. I’ve a had special project in mind which may have me using … Continue reading Sneak peek at what’s next for my Saori loom…