Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Not The Newbies Anymore!

Alyce, Ruth Anne and Liz are no longer the Newbies....meet Helen, our newest weaver.  She got started on her warp, and will get her loom dressed next week!!!  She started on a good day....there was a lot going on in the studio.
   Pat got her runner and placemats wet finished at home and brought them back to be tagged for the shop.  And, look what she made!!!  She used one of the "mistake" mats to make a soup cozy.  This one is lined with fabric....but, it's not going upstairs!  Lanny snapped it up as soon as he saw it!  She's going to make another one for him so he'll have a pair!  (His wife might appreciate that!)    She also used some of the leftover woven fabric to make a wee purse!
  Ray is taking over that loom with Pat's warp.  There is still plenty of thread on the loom.         Betsy got her loop of fabric set up at the table to cut strips for the last rug on her loom.  She's using up a bunch of different fabric strips that have been donated to the weavers.  Since this is the wrong side of the fabric, you can't see the lovely floral pattern.  It's a perfect piece to tie all the other strips together!

Linda is back from her cruise, and she was ready to get back to her loom.    Although Tina thought she had a bunch of threading errors, when she sampled with the black thread, she realized that there were no mistakes!  But....she's not happy with her pattern after all.  That means some rethreading !!!

  Lanny always has such great concentration when he weaves!  Of course, that's why his scarves are so lovely, too!!!  We were so glad to have Karin with us today....her work schedule is crazy, but she needs her Tuesday Weaver time!!!

Shirley is introducing some solid blue into her twill scarf.  She will finish it with the variegated yarn.  Bonnie is trying to finish up her scarf so she can start weaving on the 8H Baby Wolf.  (Yeah!!!)  At the end of this row of Ladies is our own Ms. Ila.  She is sleying the reed, which means weaving next week!!!!

These weavers just get it done!!!  
Yes....another warp going on a loom!  Marie and Sharon were working to get lease sticks on in preparation of a new scarf warp.
I wonder what Helen was thinking at the end of today??????
Happy Weaving!


1 comment:

Theresa said...

Looks like those new looms have all been put into good service. How many hours on Tuesday's do you guys go for?