Monday, February 23, 2009

Commision Project

Hooray!!! I love when someone makes a special request! There was a tencel scarf that sold a while back on Etsy that I wove called Gothic Cross from a pattern from the Weaver's Book of 8 Shaft Patterns. Between each fringe I had put a little strand of beads, you can see it here. I should have this current scarf, in charcoal and silver, finished Tuesday or Wednesday.....all depending on the fringe and beading. :)

Here is a picture of the start.
As for the Louet Megado!!!! Well, it's all together EXCEPT for one piece which was missing from that shredded box. Oh boy! I had to order a replacement part from Louet and they said that it will take about 6 to 8 weeks for me to get it so, they are lending me the piece from their floor model! How absolutely amazing is that!? The piece that is missing is the front right beater post so, I wouldn't be able to weave without it..........it would be really hard to weave without a reed:)
The next couple of shots are of Isaac (the Megado) in the studio. Since I took these pictures at night, the flash really makes everything very yellow......oh, and I have no curtains on my windows in the studio because I have yet to weave them.........something I'm planning on this summer.
Side view:
From the bench:
With Diana (Ishmael) in the background.

4 comments:

bspinner said...

The scarf on your loom is beautiful!!! Louet sure is amazing!!! I've never heard of a company who would lend you a piece from their own looms. Congrats on your sucess with your Etsy sales.

Lynnette said...

I love your fancy twill pattern, so beautiful. I am so pleased that you also have had good experiences with Louet - they have treated me exceptionally well too.

Renee said...

I just love twill patterns and they look particularly lovely in tencel. I also have enjoyed using drafts from the Weaver's Book of 8 shaft patterns. Can hardly wait to see what you weave on Isaac! I am glad to continue to hear and read good things about Louet.
Looking forward to seeing the finished scarf, -Renee

Alpaca Granny said...

Thanks for the pictures of your looms. They are beautiful, as, of course, is your scarf.
Maple