Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Holiday Preparations

Once again I have woven what I refer to as Swedish Snowflakes, these towels are fun to weave and are just as fun to use in the kitchen.

On the same 17 yard warp my other favorite draft to weave for the holidays I call Nordic Stars and is just a fun to weave and great to give as a holiday gift to friends and family.

Used up some UKI pearl cotton from my stash along with a few cones of metallic yarn to experiment with a new to me overshot draft.  The picture doesn't do justice to the amount of sparkle the gold yarn imparts.

Same UKI pearl warp but different treading on this version of the runner, I can't decide which I like better.  

Better get back at it, the holidays are fast approaching and I have much to do.

Back to my looms.

Happy Weaving!

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Craft/Fiber Artists Finalist!

I am excited to be a finalist in the crafts/fiber arts category for the Martha Stewart American Made contest.  Voting begins today!

Voting runs from Sep 15th through Oct 13th

Every voter gets 6 votes per day 

If I should win the contest I plan to use the prize money for my small business, Thistle Rose Weaving to so that it can grow and expand, here's hoping!