It’s been a week of reflection (and sleep… lots of sleep) after getting home from last weekend’s Escape with SweetGeorgia fibre arts retreat in Whistler. It was such an inspirational weekend and I feel so fortunate to have spent the weekend among the amazing support and excitement of these talented group of makers. I wasn’t […]Continue reading "Member Update // Multishaft Weaving Basics Course Now Available!"
Handwoven Shawl Pattern. Wrap yourself in a warm, toasty hug of bluefaced leicester wool and silk. This elegant and substantial handwoven shawl hangs beautifully around the shoulders with softness and drape. The colours blend to produce an almost iridescent effect.Continue reading "Hearthstone Shawl"
Plain weave and twill sampler on a 4-shaft loom. Explore the incredible variety of textures, designs, and colour patterns that are possible with just four shafts and four colours! Here we use a DK weight yarn to play with plain weave, simple twills, and basketweave.Continue reading "Startup Sampler"
It’s been a busy past couple of weeks after wrapping up our participation at Knit City Vancouver (see Felicia’s recap vlog episode here)… items have found their way back to their proper homes at the SweetGeorgia studio, and life has returned to business as usual. With each item we’d put away though, it would bring […]Continue reading "Member Update // Tapestry Weaving with Janna Maria Vallee!"
Weave a beautifully soft and simple scarf that can be customized through colour. Choose a hand-dyed or handpainted sock yarn for the warp and create your cloth with a variety of colours in the weft to enjoy the colour interactions.Continue reading "Square One Scarf"
Weave a beautifully elegant and silky scarf that can be customized through colour. Choose a range of hand-dyed semi-solid sock yarns for the warp and bring them all together with a single hand-dyed lace yarn.Continue reading "Colour Field Scarf"
https://vimeo.com/294874956 In this tiny tutorial, I demonstrate winding a 3-yard warp on a warping board to use in a handwoven blanket. If you have any questions about winding a warp on a warping board, feel free to ask here in the forums » In this tiny tutorial, I demonstrate winding a 3-yard warp on a […]Continue reading "Winding a Warp"