Blog Index: Structures, Inspiration, Color/Fiber, Exhibits/Conferences, & Weaving Help

Structure

2020: The Spring That Never Was
    and Summer through My Window, no Place to Go 
(December, 2020)

A Color and Structure Gamp  (February, 2020)

A Wonder Year of Weaving  (May, 2021)

Advancing Twills  (January, 2016)

Azalea Spring (2021)  (September, 2021)

Bronson and Barley Corn (September, 2019) 

Bumberet Family (April, 2019) 

Canvas and Crepe (September, 2018) 

Canvas Weave (the Linen Weave variant) (October, 2021) 

Color and Weave  (April, 2016) 

Convergence Yarn and the Plaited Twill  (September, 2016) 

Deflected Double Weave (April, 2019)

Delta: Covid-19 Strikes Back (December, 2021) 

Double Binding Technique for Rag Rugs (January, 2016)

Emery's Classification and Twills (July, 2023) Even in the Darkness There is a Rainbow (November, 2020) 

Even in the Darkness There is a Rainbow (November, 2020) 

Fall 2020: Fire and Ashes, Water and Mud – Amidst Covid. (January, 2021)  

Floating Selvages I (April, 2023) 

Floating Selvages II (May, 2023)

Four and Eight Shaft Twills - Part 1 (June, 2016) 

Four and Eight Shaft Twills - Part 2 (June, 2016) 

From Four to More  (May, 2016)

From Four Shafts to Eight Shafts  (November, 2019) 

From More to Four  (August, 2022)

Greek Huck  (March, 2023)

Home For the Holidays  (December, 2022) 

Honeycomb  (April, 2020) 

How Well Do You Know Your Twills? (August, 2020) 

How Well Do You Know Your Twills? Answers and Comments (September, 2020) 

In Defense of Weaving Classification

In Defense of Weaving Classification (February, 2024)

Just When I Thought that I Understood Selvages….. (September, 2023)

Lacey Stripes (December, 2018)

Linen Weave (October, 2021) 

Motif Reprise (October, 2022)

More on Floating Selvages (May, 2023) 

Myggtjäll and “Mosquito Netting” (October, 2019) 

Name Draft (March, 2018) 

Name Draft Symmetry (May, 2018) 

Name Draft: An Example (April, 2018) 

One More Tied Unit Weave (February, 2022) 

Overshot (the Linen Weave variant) (October, 2021) 

Piqué in the Pictionary (Ocrober, 2018)

Plaited Twills - Part 2 (January, 2016) 

Pointed and Reverse Pointed Twills (February, 2023) 

Profile Drafts (July, 2021) 

Rigid Heddle Weaving - Part 1 January, 2019 

Rigid Heddle Weaving - Part 2 (February, 2019)

Sampling DroppDräll? (April, 2022) 

Satins and Damasks – and Convergence® 2018! (July, 2017) 

Satins and Sateens - Part 1 (May, 2017) 

Satins and Sateens - Part 2 (June, 2017) 

Satisfied or Not? (November , 2022) 

Shaded Twill - and - The Year Ahead (January, 2022) 

Shadow Weave  (April, 2016) 

Shadow Weave - Part 2  (May, 2016) 

"Simple Weaves" - Assessment  (May, 2021)

Swedish Lace or Droppdräll?  (June, 2022) 

Take Me Out to the Ball Game (November, 2021) 

The Finished Plaited Twill Shawl (April, 2017) 

The Fabric Determines the Structure (March, 2024) 

The Pictionary (July, 2018) 

Tied Lithuanian  (July, 2022)

To Float or Not To Float (April, 2023) 

To Sample or Not To Sample: That is the Question (September, 2022) 

Treadling Undulating Twills (January, 2016) 

Twill Blocks on Four Shafts (November, 2018)

Twill Blocks (the Linen Weave variant) (October, 2021) 

Twills: The Quiz (August, 2020) 

Twills: Answers and Comments to the Quiz (September, 2020) 

Undulating Twills  (December, 2015) 

Unit Weaves (the Linen Weave variant) (October, 2021) 

Variation on a Theme  (January, 2023) 

Weaving Ruffles  (March, 2019) 

What is a Block? (June, 2018)

What is a DroppDräll? (March, 2022) 

What's in a name?  (April, 2016) 

Zooming to Satins and False Satins (April, 2021) 

Inspiration

2020: The Spring That Never Was
    and Summer through My Window, no Place to Go 
(December, 2020)

Azalea Spring (2021)  (September, 2021)

Creativity (February 2016) 

Delta: Covid-19 Strikes Back (December, 2021)

Do These Images Inspire You? I (October, 2023) 

Do These Images Inspire You? II (November, 2023) 

Even in the Darkness There is a Rainbow (November, 2020) 

Fall 2020: Fire and Ashes, Water and Mud – Amidst Covid. (January, 2021)  

From More to Four  (August, 2022)

Giving and Taking from Our Fiber Communities (March, 2016 

Handmade Gift Giving  (December, 2016) 

Home For the Holidays  (December, 2022) 

Inspiration (May, 2016) 

“Inspiration is for Amateurs”  (June, 2016) 

Lifetime Achievement Award (May, 2016) 

Looking Forward to 2020 (December, 2019) 

Motif Reprise (October, 2022) 

R.T. Remembered (August, 2021) 

Shaded Twill - and - The Year Ahead (January, 2022) 

Satisfied or Not? (November , 2022) 

Stripes and Gene Davis (February, 2018) 

Take Me Out to the Ball Game (November, 2021) 

Technology and Crafts (November, 2016) 

Trying Something New (March, 2017) 

What Did I Get Done This Year? (December, 2017) 

Why Do I Practice the Crafts I Do? (March, 2016 

Color/Fiber

A Color and Structure Gamp  (February, 2020)

Always Mix, Never Worry  (January, 2024) 

Christmas and Complimentary Colors  (December, 2015) 

Color and Weave  (April, 2016) 

Color: History!! Chemistry!!!! (October, 2017) 

Colors in Nature (November, 2015) 

Shadow Weave - Part 2  (May, 2016) 

Shadow Weave  (April, 2016) 

Stripes and Gene Davis (February, 2018) 

Stripes! (January, 2018) 

Using Variegated Yarn for Weft (June, 2019) 

Weaving with Angora (August, 2017) 

Weaving with Knitting Yarn (August, 2018) 

Weaving with with Yarn from the Stash (September, 2017) 

Will the Pattern Show If I Weave with Variegated Yarns? (May, 2019)

Yarn Systems (October, 2020) 

Exhibits / Conferences

Birds of a Feather Exhibit (February 2017) 

Convergence Evaluations  (October, 2016) 

Convergence Yarn and the Plaited Twill  (September, 2016) 

Countdown to Convergence® (July, 2016) 

Hurrah for Convergence® (August, 2016) 

Jurying a Convergence® Exhibit (November, 2017) 

Looking Forward to HGA’s Convergence® 2016  (December, 2015) 

Roc Day  (January, 2016) 

Satins and Damasks – and Convergence® 2018! (July, 2017) 

Sheep to Shawl (April, 2016) 

Weaving Help

Always Mix, Never Worry  (January, 2024) 

Dealing with Extra Heddles  (February 2016) 

Drapeable Scarves on the Rigid Heddle  (January 2020) 

Draw-in or the Tyranny of Small Numbers  (August, 2023) 

Floating Selvages I (April, 2023) 

Floating Selvages II (May, 2023)

Focus on Beating (June, 2023) 

Giving Weight to Your Project (December, 2023) 

How to Adapt the Warp Sett for Your Fabric (July, 2019) 

More on Floating Selvages (May, 2023) 

Planning and Evaluating a Project - Part 1 (February 2016) 

Planning and Evaluating a Project - Part 2 (February 2016) 

Quick Draw Software  (March postscript, 2023)

Record Keeping  (January, 2017) 

Rules  (May, 2016) 

Scale and Float Length  (March, 2016) 

Sleying and Reeds  (December, 2015)

To Float or Not To Float (April, 2023) 

To Sample or Not To Sample: That is the Question (September, 2022) 

Treadling: A Tale of Two Meanings (July, 2020)

Turning a Draft in Order to Reduce the Number of Shafts  (May, 2020) 

Turning a Draft II: Answers to the Challenge  (June, 2020) 

Weaving Errors  (March, 2016) 

Weaving Errors: Treadling  (November, 2015) 

Yarn Systems (October, 2020)