Handwoven March/April 2014

March/April 2014
Cloth Inspired by Cloth


Loki's Scarf
Cei Lambert



Folk Art Towels
Suzie Liles


From the Editor
What’s Happening

Media Picks

Roving Reporters
Reader’s Guide:
      Project Directory
      Yarns and Suppliers
      How to Use This Issue
Classified Ads
Advertisers’ Index
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 ShrinkageSarah 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

Baroque Napkins
Marilynn Cowgill




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