I started to weave the sashes. Just a plain twill which really gives the finished product a very tweedy look. For the second set I am using a white weft and changing the treadeling to 1-2-3-4-3-2-repeat. It gives a different look using the same warp and a more 'springy' feel to it. Again, this project, as with all of the other billions of scarves/sashes, is pretty much to play with the colors:) It has really been eye opening to the possibilies (which, of course, are endless) and interesting on what the colors do when they are woven together.
I was asked if I can weave pine cones onto towels by a very influential woman of God in my life. Of course, I said "Yeah! Sure!". Knowing full well that with a little bit of research and effort, I would be able to weave just about any image out there with a 3/1 twill. Well, I think I have what I'm looking for. These are screen shots of the front and back of the image. So....I was wondering.......what do you think? Does it look like a pine cone ? I have the loom beamed, as of last night, in a point twill 1-32 and am planning on a natural cotton with a band on either side of the towel with a strip of pine cones . Since I put enough on the loom for four sets of two, I figured I would kill two birds with one stone and make my mother-in-law a set of gingerbread men towels for her kitchen. She's a little obsessed with gingerbread men....it's her kitchen theme that has spilled into the dinning room and living room :) Gotta love her!!! That leaves (ha ha ha sounds lik