I have a doubleweave sampler on my table loom which I need to finish to free up the loom, and having gone through lots of exercises in the excellent book Doubleweave, by Jennifer Moore, I am playing now in a freestyle way with rags and scraps of yarn.
I’m from Cumbria but now live on the beautiful Isle of Tiree in the Inner Hebrides, off the west coast of Scotland, where I work and think about the quiet discipline of cloth: habits and quotidian rhythms and the structure of praying the hours; how our outworn clothes embody our history and memory; about what we keep and what we waste, and about connections and inclusion and mixing things up.Read more
I weave, spin, felt and stitch to make wearable art, especially scarves and brooches, alongside art for the wall and small things to treasure. My work is inspired by my island surroundings and by the magical details that catch my eye as I walk with my camera.Read more
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Until I began weaving I didn’t appreciate how much of a transformation the cloth undergoes after the weaving ends. Wet finishing is a magical process that I enjoy every time. Watch what happens with this tweed scarf that’s entirely woven