Folk Art Towels
From the Editor
Yarns and Suppliers
How to Use This Issue
Endnotes: Robert Schweitzer
The Schacht Guide to the Rigid Heddle Loom: Special Insert!
A Weaver by Trade • Rabbit Goody
Lessons from a career in reproducing historic cloth for everything from museums to the movies.
A Day at the Museum • Nancy Arthur Hoskins
Expert Advice on researching historic textiles at museums near you or around the world.
Weaving New Connections • Anita Osterhaug
Susan dispels the myths about washing silk: it's easier than you think.
Ratios, Rationale, and Rate of Shrinkage • Sarah H. Jackson
Planning for shrinkage is a critical step in designing your own cloth.
The Textiles of Timberline Lodge • Anita Osterhaug
Generations of Oregon weavers have helped to create and preserve a national treasure.
Idea Gallery: Unexpected Inspiration • Christina Carrell Livingston, Constance Hall, and Suzi Ballenger
From a Turkish bazaar to Japanese Noh theater and space-dyed socks, three weavers share adventures inspired by cloth.
Traditions: The Story of the Martin Brenneman Coverlet • Tom Knisely
A Chance encounter turned Tom Knisely into a weaving history detective.
Yarn Lab: Happy with Hemp • Robyn Spady
Absorbent, attractive, and environmentally friendly, hemp makes weaver happy. (And not in the way you think.)
Japanese Log Cabin Shirt • Diane Palme
Inner Lights: A Contemporary Korkbragd • Judy Ness
Folk Art Towels • Suzie Liles
Baroque Napkins • Marilynn Cowgill
Felt Resist Bananagram Scarf • Stephanie Sokolov
Bog Baby Vest • Carol James
Viking Inspired Tunic • Sarah H. Jackson
Blue Jeans Vest • Sarah H. Jackson
Tarn-nation Rug • Linda Silvern
Loki's Scarf • Cei Lambert
Wandering Vine Runner • Ton Knisely