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

Woven Shibori Time!

So this is my first venture into woven shibori and indigo dyeing.  I figure Go Big or Go Home!  I’ve read alot about it, and was finally prepared to experiment with this naturally fermented vat dye.  Unfortunately, I cheated quite a bit in high school chemistry, thereby making me believe I am not good with chemicals/measurements/everything scientific.  Alas, 3 batches of indigo dye later, I’ve only achieved the slimmest of blue color with this tester.  It’s enough to choose whichRead more