a small coverlet

For my first foray into coverlets, I decided to weave ‘A small coverlet is within your reach’ from the November/December 2011 issue of Handwoven Magazine. As the name suggests, it is a small coverlet or lap throw, no seeming of panels required for this project (baby steps). The weave structure is Summer and Winter and […]

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‘keep me warm one night’

In my previous post I mentioned that I purchased loom in order to get a book that came with it, the book was ‘Keep Me Warm One Night’ Early handweaving in eastern Canada by Harold B. Burnham and Dorothy K. Burnham. The book jacket describes this as a comprehensive study of traditional handweaving as it […]

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MERA Schoolhouse Weavers

A few years ago my husband and I purchased a piece of property outside of McDonald Corners, Ontario (that we are now getting ready to start building on). ¬†One of the things that drew us there (at least for me) is an organization called MERA (McDonalds Corners-Elphin Recreation and Arts). From May to October there […]

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