Wednesday, January 2, 2013

It Has Been A Busy Year

It really has been a very busy year both here on our homestead and in my weaving studio.  It comes as a big surprise to me that a good amount of weaving actually was accomplished this past year.  Shall we meander down memory lane?

January - Overshot roses - three table runners awaiting hemming and pressing.


January - Hearts on the loom


February - sewing hems with my old Singer


February - Spring flowers on the loom



March - Complexion cloths - otherwise known as Martha learns to make lemonade out of lemons.  A lesson in just how much yarns can shrink when wet finished.



April - Fiesta Towels!


May - Monk's Belt - the day the red yarn ran in the wash and ruined my lovely towels.  


June - Two All Wool Saddle Blankets  - A lesson in how to use that weird all wool yarn in my stash.


June - All Wool Overshot Area Rug - More lessons in stash use.

  

July - Red Tencel Pirate Sash


August - Itchy but pretty wool gamp throw  



August - Preparing for Christmas
Plaid yardage for Christmas fabric baskets


September - Nordic Star Christmas Towels


October - Snowflake Christmas Towels



November - Turned Monk's Belt Table Runners



December - Shadow Weave Throw



All in all it appears my looms were very busy.   It was a productive year both in the studio and on the homestead front.

I wish a very happy new year to everyone.

Happy Weaving!



8 comments:

  1. Beautiful weaving. You have inspired me. I'm a new follower.

    Peace,

    Vee

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  2. simply gorgeous! LOVE januarys overshot totally awesome :)

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  3. And each one a winner. What a beautiful calendar of weaving it all makes.

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  4. LadyV - Welcome, how lovely to start the new year with a new follower. thank you

    Heather, overshot will always be my favorite weaving pattern

    Theresa, thank you. Hard to believe all that weaving came from my looms. Guess I lost track. Pet the kids for me!

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  5. I am totally smitten with your January overshot!
    What draft/s did you use for these? I'd love to try them myself someday.
    Happy New Year to you!

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  6. Hi Mary, You can find a draft for the Roses overshot in Davidson's book on page 140. Enjoy.

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    1. Thanks, Martha! I'm off to check my book and make a plan to weave it.

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  7. Beautiful collection of work. Makes me want to weave more. Overshot is so fun and has so many possibilities, but the Pirate Sash is my favorite...I love that structure.

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