Category Archives: Members’ Weavings

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Judy’s Summer & Winter

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Judy shares the following about the current project on her 1930 Valborg countermarche loom: The warp is a coned pearl cotton, set at about 30 ends per inch, alternating white and grey so that I could check my threading accuracy by … Continue reading

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Spokane Handweaver’s Show at the Unitarian Church

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Scenes from the Spokane Handweavers’ Show, currently on display at the Unitarian Church in Spokane. Items available for viewing and sale through December 22, Monday through Friday from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm and on Sundays after each service.

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Mary Ann’s ‘Star of Bethlehem’

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“Star of Bethlehem” is a traditional weaving pattern and it’s the threading that is on Mary Ann’s loom this week!

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Judy’s Cozy Scarves

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Judy Olsen notes that her latest handwoven scarves are “very simple and functional. Lion’s Brand fisherman’s wool yarn, 4 ply, broken twill threading, fringed.” She promises to have at least one of these for sale at the Guild’s show and … Continue reading

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Marsha’s Overshot Sampler

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Marsha recently participated in a two-day overshot workshop at Blue Flag Handweaving Studio in Sandpoint. She completed a lovely sampler of various treadlings, which now graces her studio wall, and a small white tea tea towel with red overshot borders. in … Continue reading

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Arlene Shines At the Fair!

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Arlene Klotz’s handwoven vest took top honors at the 2013 Spokane Interstate Fair. SHG salutes this talented member! Arlene says the fabric for this vest “was a joy to weave.” Here are the details: The warp yarn used was “Elsebeth … Continue reading

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A Hot Pink Rag Rug

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Kristie is almost finished weaving a pink rug using a reversing block twill pattern from an old issue of Vav magazine. The warp is black 8/4 cotton and the weft is a bright pink jersey bed sheet cut into 1″ … Continue reading

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Jen’s Handwovens at the Spokane Interstate Fair!

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Jen entered three handwoven items in the fair this year, and shares pictures of them here in a photo gallery in case you didn’t make it to the fairgrounds to see the real deal!

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Vicky’s Weaving On Her AVL Loom

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Vicky recently put an 11-yard long, 24-inch wide warp on her AVL loom. The warp is 8/2 blue cotton, 8/2 white cotton and doubled 10/2 yellow cotton.  Blue sections are plain weave and white stripes are 2/2 twill. She says the … Continue reading

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More Lace From Mary Ann

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Mary Ann is busy at her loom once again and ushering in September in style. She’s weaving hot pink huck lace. The warp mixes wool and a wool-silk blend. The weft is metallic and alpaca. Isn’t it beautifully flashy?

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