Blogger turned the picture, but here it is on the loom:
The star burst is the only part that is still giving me trouble treadling and I must be extra careful with the centre. But it sure is worth it! I'm looking forward to trying another colour or a silk weft.
On the towel warp, I have four towels done and now starting a new colour. It's a soft creamy beige with a hint of yellow undertone. I wanted to have some more neutral colours and I'm quite amazed at the effect. Rather than the hearts being the focus, they have receded and the emphasis is on the total look. It has the look of a tapestry or upholstery. I hope this pictures captures some of this 'look'.
I also have two new additions to my library! A weaver and friend is downsizing her weaving inventory and I bought two of her books and I'm looking forward to reading them over the coming winter. I have a love of ancient textiles and so eager to review this one:
And with the recent passing of Peter Collingwood, I'm looking forward to reading this:
I'll do a review of these sometime next year....or 41days. Which ever comes first! Yes, 41 days till 2009....