Why Love Matters

Love, Actually The movie. I watch it every Christmas season (sometimes twice). So all there is, is Love! I love the ending when Hugh Grant’s voice over points out that the phone messages from passengers on flights that day were ones of love, not hate. From intangable to tangible No one can define love to…

Weave Love, Give Love!

Love – still the best gift to give! When it comes down to it, all any of us really want is LOVE! LOVE is free for us to give — with all our hearts and soul! So why not weave a bunch of it into these luscious all-cotton towels and gift to those special people…

A Year of Towels Kit-of-Month Club

Rigid Heddle Year of Towels Kit Club! A Dream Come True Several years ago  I had the idea of designing twelve towel projects to share with my fellow rigid heddle weavers. I wanted to give them towels that were easy to weave, yet looked professional.  I started with basic plain weave, adding simple stripes to jazz…

Peace of My Heart™ Prayer Shawl in Tencel

Why Tencel? When Sarah Jackson and I first started designing the Peace of My Heart™ Prayer Shawl back in March 2020, our Chinese source of Tencel 8/2 had all but dried up due to COVID-19. So we decided to use Bambu 12 instead. We loved using Bambu 12 for the gossamer-fine fabric it would give…

A Weave Along Prayer

Sarah Jackson Design Sarah is a former technical and weaving editor for Handwoven magazine (which has published her work more than 30 times!) Currently, she presents workshops and lectures for weaving guilds and national conferences, now online. Friends, We’re living in a unique time, and I’m very grateful for the opportunity to connect with each…

Why Tapestry Weaving?

Food for My Soul I hear the music of my soul when I do tapestry weaving. Sitting quietly and weaving color into harmony; into a fabric–it tells my story. In the end it’s just my fabric that has recorded the slow movement of my hands over time into its meaning and memory . My thoughts,…

The Meaning of a Prayer Shawl

Peace of My Heart™ Prayer Shawl “The passion you have for weaving is a gift: Treasure it, and honor the gift by exploring it, developing it, expressing it, and sharing it with those around you. Do that, and your love of weaving will be a joy forever.” Sarah Jackson, Sarah Jackson Design Sarah Jackson  Sarah Jackson knew…

Harmony

Peace of My Heart™ Prayer Shawl Come Join Us! Sarah Jackson and I have been collaborating on this Peace of My Heart™ Prayer Shawl since March 2020! Now it has come to life and we are so excited to share it with you! We have designed a prayer shawl whose fabric is not only gossamer-fine…

Chai Latte Towels

Come join me! Let’s get started! Pull up a chair and fill your mug with your favorite tea. Let’s sip (and weave) away! You’re going to love the refreshing simple design and the spaced textured stripes using three different yarns! Texture & Thickness Ever want to explore the affect and behavior of yarns by mixing…

Chili Pepper Towels

These towels are red hot! Light your senses on fire weaving these Chili Pepper Towels! Like other members of the red family, chili pepper red is dramatic and exciting.  It’s associated with sensational tastes and cultural diversity.  These towels are just what we need to spice up our lives this summer! More that just plain…