warp and weft

Warp and Weft

Once the yarns are washed and dried, it is time to warp the loom. Warping is time consuming but not difficult.  Each yarn has already been measured so now they have to be pulled from the front of the loom to the rear through the reed, a heddle, and then tied onto the back roller […]

Hand Painted Yarns

Hand Painting Yarn

Well today is the first day of my attempt at blogging on my new website. In addition to creating all the pages for this site, I have been busy soaking thousands of yards of rayon in dye baths and readying them for hand painting. So what is this process? Rayon fibers need to be opened […]