On Finishing Anxiety

When I first started weaving I suffered from Finishing Anxiety. The first time I had to wet-finish a project I watched that cloth like a hawk and rinsed and rinsed until I was absolutely positive I had washed out all the excess dye. And then, of course, I handwashed them again the next day “just […]

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Weaving for Dogs

Today is National Dog Day, the annual holiday of sorts that honors all those good dogs in our life. It’s the day to give your dog extra treats, go on a longer walk than normal, make a special trip to the dog park, or, if you’re like me, plan a weaving project just for them! […]

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Project of the Week: Back to School In Style

School days, school days, dear old golden rule days! The days are getting shorter, the weather is slowly starting to cool down, and in many places school is back in session! I don’t know about you, but there’s something about this time of year that makes me want to load up on back to school […]

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Weaving in Time for Yourself

Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot written on the concept of “self care.” If you haven’t heard this buzz term yet, self care refers to the little things you might do that are purely for yourself and not a daily necessity: bubble baths, hiking, and, of course, weaving are all examples of possible self care. […]

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Recently we took our first real trip as a family. We wanted to spend a cool weekend in Colorado, bookended by stops in Santa Fe. Traveling through New Mexico you never know what you’ll find: women selling freshly made tamales outside of gas station; centuries old tiny churches filled with gorgeous bultos, retablos, and other […]

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Can I admit something? I am not great at reading profile drafts. I know that in theory these drafts are supposed to make more complicated weaving drafts simpler, but I often find myself squinting my eyes at them and mumbling to myself as I try to figure out exactly what I do where. This is […]

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On Babies, Weaving, and Tom Knisely

Babies change everything. This is what I was told frequently while I was pregnant, and today it’s a mantra I repeat as I try to balance the aspects of my old life with my new reality. For example, I still want to learn and grow as a weaver, but right now going out to a […]

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