Skip to main content

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.

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

Popular posts from this blog

Handwoven Store Up and Running!!!

Well, mission accomplished!  The Hand Woven store is up and running with some items that I've worked on recently.  The intent being to have a bit of variety and a splash or two of color.  There are some shibori scarves, chenille scarves, tencel scarves...scarves, scarves, scarves.  Just in time for this year's holiday season!














Yes.  Of course, there are towels as well but, I'll be adding them at a later time.  The Etsy store can be located right from this page by scrolling to the top and selecting the Hand Woven Store tab.  Well, back to the loom! :)

Waffle Weave Towels

There really is no greater therapy than creating.  There is something to be said when one can take time to create something and sit back and look at the results and be pleased.  I've been working through my stash of yarn and am nearing the end of it.  I'm getting to the colors that I'm not very fond of which is, in turn, making me look at the finished products and thinking 'meh'.  This last run of tencel scarves had me feeling that way.  I much prefer using rich colors as opposed to muted tones because the results are always pleasing to the eye.  Though these scarves have great luster due to the fiber content, they just lack the 'wow' I like to say when I'm finished.

     Switching gears and heading over to my Glimakra, I've decided to go with a run of waffle weave towels.  Since I don't have any unmercerized cotton left, I'm working with 5/2 mercerized cotton in teal and natural.

     As I was counting out the warp and listening to G…

Americana Chenille Scarves on Memorial Day

Still working through the stash of yarn that I already have, I've decided on a run of chenille scarves in red, white and blue!

There is so much to work through in my stash and at the rate I'm going, I may never have to buy yarn again!

I took pictures indoors on a dreary day so the colors don't pop like they would in natural sunlight but you get the idea.  I went with a classic plaid for two and a plain creamy white for the weft in the third.

This was a quick easy plain weave...just trying to cut down the stash!


The weather has finally broken!  An extra month of Winter was a little too much for me so, when I'm not home when I should be home, it's on the trail I am.  Lush green leaves are finally here :)