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,…

From Seed to Sliver with Jill Holbrook

If you love to spin cotton, it does not get any better than this! My spinning study group had the wonderful opportunity to go into the experimental cotton fields of the University of Arizona and pick as much cotton as we wanted. I caution against greediness here. There is an amazing amount of fiber and…

Spinning Through Cyberspace?

by Guest Blogger, Connie Childs Peterson, Team Captain Could it be possible to gather twenty-five handspinners from across North America and unite them into a team through cyberspace? I, along with 24 others, have been doing just that during National Spinning & Weaving Week !  Spinzilla is a global event where teams and individuals compete in a friendly…

The Birth of “A Year of Towels” Kit Club

Start the year off right! Rigid Heddle Year of Towels Kit Club! Join now! A few years ago I had the idea of designing twelve towel projects to share with my fellow rigid heddle weavers. I started with basic plain weave, adding simple stripes to jazz up my towels, then as the ball got rolling, or should I…