Saturday, September 26, 2015
Friday, September 25, 2015
Monday, September 21, 2015
Sunday, September 13, 2015
I had this "art batt" in a pretty green-based palette of mixed fibers (wool, bits of silk and viscose) that spins up into a textured yarn. I'd spun a bit of it some years back. I oiled up the wheel and finished up the batt.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
So the answer was to pull it off the beam a few yards at a time and make it into cords. Lots and lots of cords, for hours of ply-splitting fun.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
It took over 20 years but I finally got around to finishing this quilt. It's a 9-patch, mostly machine-pieced, but I hand-quilted it.
Back when the internet was young and more innocent, I was in a quilt block exchange with strangers from all over the US, Canada and Australia. We did a block every month. with a theme for each month according to holidays or the season.
Sunday, September 6, 2015
Friday, September 4, 2015
And the answer, for 5/2 cotton at 10 ends per inch, is...
Now, it didn't really occur to me when I got the bright idea to do this little experiment, but what on earth am I to do with a 1-inch wide, 60-plus-yard long warp?