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more colour blending

March 3, 2015

still working on the stash

so many colour changes make the warping SLOW

tea towels again – for the Studio Tour in April

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there is a pattern in the colour and block repeats

I like to mix it up a little

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the results are very Spring-ish

P1060507a 10 harness double two-tie unit weave

using only one colour for the weft the weaving is going quickly

white weft for the first towel, yellow for the second

now back to the loom

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  1. March 3, 2015 10:30 am

    Stripes! Love them. You have broken these up so nicely. I’m sure they will fly out the door.

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  2. March 3, 2015 10:37 am

    goodness you women amaze me! my warps never look so tidy during the process.

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    • March 3, 2015 12:19 pm

      Neki – if you look back a couple blogs you will see it in a messy state. I like keeping my warp process as clean as possible.

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  3. March 3, 2015 3:04 pm

    Love the colours and stripes. Very pretty. Luxury tea towels!

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    • March 3, 2015 3:30 pm

      Myra – handwoven tea towels are an everyday item for weavers, couldn’t live without them. The brighter the better.

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  4. March 4, 2015 9:44 am

    You are totally right – handwoven tea towels are for everyday. I actually threw out all my non-handwoven ones! They weren’t nearly as nice and absorbent. Yours are very pretty!

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    • March 4, 2015 10:01 am

      Louisa – I give tea towels to a non-weaving friend. She would fold them nicely and display them in a basket – unused. I wrote a poem about how weavers used and loved them and how they needed to be used. She got the message – and more towels!

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  5. March 5, 2015 3:53 am

    I keep telling myself I should be choosing spring colors, to lighten the mood of this endless winter in the northeast! And yet, I seem to be drawn back, always, to muted tones. I need to force myself out of the rut!

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    • March 5, 2015 7:50 am

      Kerry – I just take colours from “the stash”, didn’t realize they were so spring-ish until I saw the picture. Spring – and spring colours will come – eventually.

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