Gallery – 2019-2020

Interleaved Echo Weave Shawl woven on 16 shafts, tencel and pearl cotton warp, silk weft, 2019

Interleaved Echo Weave Shawl woven on 16 shafts, tencel and pearl cotton warp, silk weft, 2019 (close-up)

I interleaved two 16-shaft networked threadings to design the draft for the above Echo Weave Shawl and wove it using tencel and pearl cotton for the warp and silk for the weft.  You can click on echo weave in the categories cloud to learn more about this fascinating weave.

Networked and Interleaved Twills Shawl, pearl cotton & Tencel, 2019

Networked and Interleaved Twills Shawl, pearl cotton & Tencel, 2019 (close-up)

The shawl in the above two photos shows another way of using networked and interleaved threadings or treadlings to create interesting color blends.  I designed the pattern this way and used a solid orange color for the warp and alternated blue and white wefts.  These three colors gradually blend and form a pleasing overall pattern.

Damassé Woven Yardage (twill and basket weave, 16 shafts, Tencel warp & pearl cotton weft, 2019)

In designed and wove the damassé fabric shown above by combining twill and basket weave.  You can read more about my weaving experience with damassé in this post.

Ikat-Inspired Networked Twill Scarf, cotton, 2020 (from a distance and close-up)

I design networked twills to weave scarves such as the one pictured above that imitate ikat, sometimes referred to as faux or false ikat.  To read my post about this interesting topic click here.

Ikat-Inspired Networked Twill Scarf – Tencel and pearl cotton, 2020

Ikat-Inspired Networked Twill Scarf – Tencel and pearl cotton, 2020 (close-up)

The scarf above is also one of my ikat-inspired twill designs.  By using lustrous yarns it is also iridescent.  There’s more information about it in the same post as the previous scarf.

Networked Double Weave Wall Hanging woven on 16 shafts, cotton, 2020

I designed and wove the networked double weave wall hanging shown above.  To learn more about it click here.