So, today the second post of my little series about weaving adventures! (First one with general explications here). I use the book Weaving within the reach as an inspiration to try out different techniques – this week weaving without a loom.Continue reading “Weaving without a loom – experiments and failures”
I want to start a little series of postings about different weaving techniques. In the first place about different looms – or even about weaving without a loom at all. I discovered recently a book: Weaving within the reach, that really fascinates me. It shows so many possibilities to make beautiful weavings without or with simple handmade looms, I have to experiment and explore some of these patterns. And naturally share my trials and errors here!Continue reading “Weaving – with or without a loom”
Yes this exists! A wearable knitted skirt! That does’t cling to your bottom or your legs disgracefully and puckers every time you sit down! I’m serious, I’m knitted one I’m absolutely happy with, me who wears normally only trousers, nothing to do. That means something! Continue reading “A wearable knitted skirt!”
Always looking for the perfect placemats for my kitchen table. Beautiful and useful… and handmade, please! After some testing I finally found a pattern I’m really happy with. Continue reading “Linen placemats in linen stitch”
Do you know latch hooking? I’m bet, if you’re not German, you don’t!? So what is it?
“Latch hooking is a technique to create a fabric by pulling loops of yarn or fabric through a stiff woven base by using a hinged hook to form a knotted pile from short, pre-cut pieces of yarn.”
I’m normally not to much in garment sewing anymore. I don’t follow the dream of an “entirely handmade wardrobe”, I’m simple not interested enough in mode or garments to spend my time making them. My passion is more about decoration an interior design. Nevertheless, from time to time, I see a garment pattern I fall immediately in love with. This happens one month ago for the Schieke Wiebke Blazer I saw on Instagram. Continue reading “Schieke Wiebke Blazer”