Tuesday, March 11, 2008
This is the start of a mixed warp of unbleached linen, bleached linen, perle cotton, and silk yarns. It is 12 yards long, and I'm going to weave random stripes and mixed linen, cotton and silk wefts for the whole warp. What I hope to have is a long bolt of handwoven fabric when I'm done, that I'll wash, dry and sew into panels in a set of small blankets. I think the blankets will
be pieced with other linen yard goods, and then hand quilted.
It's not actually clear to me, yet, what this will look like. But I am so excited to find out.
The spools above have been wound so that I can wind them (30 at a time) onto the back beam of my barn loom.