Saturday, May 7, 2011

Making Lemonade and Paying it Forward and Loose Ends


Several months ago, there appeared on Facebook the opportunity to Pay It Forward. If you were among the first 5 people to respond, the person who posted would send you a gift of something they had made (within the upcoming year). In turn, you had to post on your page and then make a gift for the first 5 people who responded. I don't think it has been 6 months, but I have just completed my gifts. I have the list of 5 and will contact them.

The lemonade part of the post is that this warp was originally going to be towels for the towel exchange, and I made the warp too narrow. Instead of fixing it, I just decided to weave it off as is. So I experimented instead. The pinkish piece off to the left is woven with cashmere. The bluey one in the middle is rayon chenille, and the white is a thick cotton chenille. I was quite pleased with how each of them came out of the dryer. And I look forward to sending out my Pay It Forward gifts.

Back to the warp at hand. Here is a little scarf I pulled off Grace (posing on my newly warped loom)
Woven Words and Almost Ikat warp all ready to go....


Sometimes it is hard to begin.....

4 comments:

Meg in Nelson said...

Beautiful, beautiful. Lucky people1

ACL Studio and Gallery said...

Thanks for sharing. It also pays forward the pleasure of seeing nice work and inspires the rest of us...

gusDon said...

Woven like this would be difficult to make, but in my country there are manifold! very nice!

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