Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Collapse Weave with Overtwist Yarns: It All Comes Out in the Wash

I just finished weaving and plying the fringe of another collapse-weave scarf in silk and silk crepe. I love seeing the magic in the water, to use the words of Laura Fry. Here's a video, maybe a little rough around the edges, but successfully capturing the immediate change that happens when you first immerse this kind of fabric in water.

1 comment:

joyous50 said...

OMG ...You are so cutting edge...love your work. Your excitement about what you learn & your generosity of sharing it.


Notes from CNCH, the Conference of Northern California Handweavers

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