Color Weave Effect Process

A color weave effect is made mainly by using the same sequence of colors in both the warp and weft. I’ve been experimenting with this concept of multiple patterns, color weave, and supplemental weft roving for a few years now…and every try is a different result. I’ve been awaiting the day when I get a more consistent outcome, and I think I may be close! Two shuttles are used when weaving this as well as hand placing roving in aRead more

Naturally Dyed Shibori

For these experiements, I’ve scoured multiple dyeing books, internet articles and blogs with varying degrees of helpfulness.  I had purchased many dried dyes from Carol Leigh at the HGA Convergence show that I was itching to try out.  After weaving 5 shibori scarves, I was a bit nervous to mess them up (considering my history in chemistry class).  I started on testers, or bits of shibori destined to open up the world of natural dyes to me. I began withRead more