Here I Go Again: Still Weaving

So, now I'm dusting all of my weaving supplies off again. It's been a long time. I really haven't used the inkle loom I bought as a college student since I was in college. Sad, sad, sad. Welp, here I go again. I had so much fun weaving the strap for my new drawstring backpack… Continue reading Here I Go Again: Still Weaving


The Send-Off Sash

Earlier this month my brother-in-law was deployed to Afghanistan with the US Air Force. I decided to weave him a keepsake sash as a parting gift. The project went together nicely. The weaving technique used is called supplementary warp patterning. The woven text is DH (His Initials) 14 (deployment year) ZIJAKERY (The acronym they use for the… Continue reading The Send-Off Sash

Sewing, Weaving

Congrats Grad, a gift for my sister.

My sister, Melanie graduated with a masters degree in education a few weeks ago. The plan was to make her something as a gift. I started sewing her a dress last month, well sort of. I cut it out and then it sat in the to-do bin. Simplicity 1417 is a really cute peplum sheath… Continue reading Congrats Grad, a gift for my sister.