Pattern 3: Honeycomb

Honeycomb Weave Do you remember as a new weaver learning about honeycomb? It just boggled my mind that you could get curves on the woven grid. After all these years, honeycomb still is a favorite (and one my hubby Barry is very fond of as well—he calls it the gumdrop weave). If you’re not familiar […]

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Sewing My Dibby Dabs Skirt

Good thing for friends. Thank God for friends who sew (thanks MK). Except for the occasional napkin hemming and pants shortening, I’m PJHHE (pre-junior high home ec) when it comes to sewing. This little handicap, however, didn’t stop me from going along with my staff’s idea to weave and sew skirts to wear to our […]

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Map Basket in “Craft:” Magazine

  In case you haven’t seen “Craft:” magazine, take a look at it your local newsstand. Published by O’Reilly, “Craft:” is a craft magazine with a twist. In it you’ll find fun and often funky projects using traditional techniques as well as stories about crafters. Issue 5 features paper crafts including, folded paper, homemade cards, […]

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THE Wedding Shawl

My daughter Nora is getting married this summer and I’m thrilled that she has asked me to weave a shawl for the occasion. (I’m honored that she wants me to make something for her special day and completely relieved that it is NOT THE DRESS she wants me to weave—that would be way, way too […]

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Shuttle Talk

My current explorations are weaving on the rigid heddle loom. This swatch is one I made on a leftover warp for a project I designed for the May-June issue of Handwoven. The project features fine weaving on the rigid heddle loom using 2 heddles. I really like how the pillows turned out—and I love how […]

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