Last week I blogged about creating my tapestry cartoon, the next step was getting the cartoon onto the warp. It took all day, with three #spoonie naps during the process, but I’m sure a healthier person would get it done much faster! The first step was to attach the cartoon to the back of the warp … Continue reading Tapestry Diary: Getting the cartoon onto the warp.
My back needed a break from sitting at the loom and twining, today, so I worked on my #cartoon for my tapestry. I’m pretty chuffed at the result, being a person who cannot draw to save her life! I was able to produce this using an app called #stitchsketch on my iPad that allows you … Continue reading Making the cartoon for my first tapestry.
A big day’s work with the ball winder for this #spoonie, I will have to rest tomorrow, but well worth it. I should have all the colours I need to make a tapestry of a photo I took if a Mountain Range in #Japan turning to autumn colours. These aren’t strictly tapestry yarns (they’re @knit_picks … Continue reading Preparations for a new project!
Oggie and I are slowly working through the waxing of the silver beech that will become a tapestry loom from the wonderful @ashford_wheels_looms I can only do so much in a day, because I can only be upright for so long before my BP gets too low & my heart rate too high, but it's … Continue reading Woodwork in the workshop!
I'm not writing at the moment. In truth, I haven't written any fiction for months. If you follow me on Instagram you'll have noticed a lot of posts of my sewing, knitting and other fibre arts, lately. That is partly because in November last year I decided to challenge myself to be wearing only home-made … Continue reading I cannot write at the moment and I’m okay with that.