I enjoyed weaving the red silk and it was done in no time (once I got my bum on the bench). I have now moved onto the second scarf. I'm using a plain off white 30/2 silk and a different treadling variation.
So both scarves have similar, but different patterns. Both are custom colour, lengths and fibre choice as chosen by my customer. She was very particular about all these details. I like that.
Try doing that with a store bought scarf! You get to chose from what's on the shelf or hanger and that's that. If its purchased in a retail store it also means many other people will have your scarf too. I have worked with a few clients who helped with designing their project and they said it really added to the experience.
So weavers.... rather than weave a scarf or towels and gift it. Why not give a lovely gift voucher for one scarf or a couple of towels..... and, with some guidelines from you, they get to choose the colours, size, and pattern. Really personalize it!
I have warp enough for a third scarf and I'm starting to think on what my weft will be..... I'll be digging through my silk bin tomorrow for options. I'll be back to show you the winner when I have a start woven.
Finally, here is our sweet loveable goofy girl Calli who puts a smile on our faces everyday. She is having a sizeable lump removed from her side next Thursday. If you are a 'pet person', please spare her a thought. Initial needle tests show carcinoma cells so we hope our vet gets it all.
She loves our new, fully fenced back yard and keeps the raccoons away (sort of!)
You couldn't wish to meet a more gentle dog. She's 7 1/2 years old and still plays like a puppy.