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Tammy D – “Thrumori” expressive-woven scarf, full. Woven with Tencel, metallic, and wool warp and weaver’s thrums in cotton, Tencel, and viscose bamboo weft. This is an example of the project to be done by participants in the November 2020 IPWG workshop.
Tammy D – “Thrumori” expressive-woven scarf, detail. Woven with Tencel, metallic, and wool warp and weaver’s thrums in cotton, Tencel, and viscose bamboo weft. This is an example of the project to be done by participants in the November 2020 IPWG workshop.
Tammy D – the cartoon and woven tapestry from her recent tapestry commission, which she accepted after declaring she doesn’t so commissions. The piece was woven with linen warp, and wool weft with added cotton, Tencel, and metallic elements. She was very happy with the end result!
Tammy D – “Bozo’s Wife Has Passed”; off-loom basket woven with newsprint and cotton/rayon weaver’s thrums, inspired by the death notice for Bozo the Clown’s real-life wife. This started as a TLD Design Center “Creativity Continuum” exercise about “Recycling in covid times… as printed in the Sunday Chicago Tribune.”
Suzanne W – 8-harness deflected double weave scarf on loom, woven with 8/2 Tencel and 2/18 Jaggerspun superfine merino warp; and 8/2 Tencel, 2/18 Jaggerspun superfine merino, and Venne Colcolastic weft sett at 20 epi, in shades of blue and green. Draft from Denise Kovnat’s workshop for the guild in Spring 2020.
Sandy HM – Color Gamp Table Runner in 2/2 twill and tabby, from Anne Dixon’s book. Woven with 3/2 polished cotton sett at 16 epi. This was a Strong Beginnings study group project. She wanted to do the happy parts of the pattern in a contrasting color for each stripe and succeeded!
Jody W – Autumn Placemats and Table runner. Plain weave using 8/4 cotton warp and 1.5-inch cotton fabric strips sett at 12 epi. Pattern from Tom Knisely’s Table Linens book.
Jody W – Autumn Napkins (on her brand new Louet Spring loom). Woven in 8-shaft twill with 16/2 cotton sett at 30 epi. Parts of the pattern came from Handwoven magazine, Sept./Oct. 2018, p. 36.
Jennifer J – Mystery 4-harness loom that she is restoring.
Bev A – Towels woven in 4-harness Summer & Winter structure using 8/2 and 4/2 unmercerized cotton sett at 16 epi. Towels are pre-washed and hand-hemmed, and will be available at the 2-B Weavers sale in November.
Bev A – Chainmaille necklace, bracelet, and earrings, her original design using 5 sizes of colored jump rings. She was inspired by the one-of-a-kind focal glass pieces created by an Australian glass artist.