Crazy as a Loom

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Keeping it simple.

I should have started the stair runner today, but I had other things on my mind.
Those tee shirts were calling to me.

From studio

I only wove one rug, but I just had to see what one would look like.

From studio

Then I moved on to the Weaver's Friend, that has been sitting (gasp) naked, for a while now. But since I just got the back beam retrofitted so I could attach my tension box to it, I was anxious to get warp on it.
From studio

I am going to be weaving some 3'x5' rugs in earth tones. Unless, of course, I get a little crazy, and who knows. It could happen. And I could weave something totally NOT earthy on that warp. Therein lies the FUN.

From studio

It just rained here in the northeast, and I think tonight will be a night to sleep with the window open.
Sometimes the simplest pleasures are the best of all.

7 comments:

Gayle said...

viva la simple pleasures and you sure find pleasure in your craft. Good for you.

Snappy Di said...

We were supposed to drop down into the 80's for our daytime highs this week, but the 90's still seem to be beating us up.

Love the rug, Hilary. Hope you had a good day... I did!

Di

Fearless Nester said...

This is so fascinating to me, I love seeing your work! ~Lili

KarenInTheWoods and Steveio said...

oHHH i LOVE that warp in naturals!!!

Your looped Tshirts came out really cool too--- way to go!

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Tina said...

I have some t-shirts too, it is encouraging to see how pretty they are. Did you sew strips together or did you cut big loopers?

Nancy said...

I so agree! An open window to sleep during a summer storm is the best!

I love, love, love the color of the rug at the top!

Hilary said...

Oh those colours are wonderful. Brilliant summer shades. And the colours in the last image make me think of early spring.

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