Handwoven March/April 2014


March/April 2014
Cloth Inspired by Cloth

 

Loki's Scarf
Cei Lambert

 

 

Folk Art Towels
Suzie Liles


Departments

From the Editor
Contributors
Letters
What’s Happening

Goods
Media Picks
Spotlight

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

Features

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.)

Projects:

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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