Sea Island Cotton

I’ve been working for a while on sourcing a small, curated selection of gorgeous yarns for the upcoming Saltwater Rose Studio Threads shop. This has led me on the most wonderful journey, into textile and fibre science, to working with mills in multiple...

Deeper than Indigo

Thank you so much @indigojenny for the fantastic talk today at the London Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers! Indigo is so inspiring and exciting and you brought it to life in such a big way! It was also such an honour to see and touch these beautiful samples showing...

Albizia

Finally getting a chance to write about the entry for the Great Competition of Weavers spring handwoven wrap competition sponsored by the Loom to Wrap facebook group that is the absolute heart and soul of the handwoven wrap community. The competition operates on a...

Scarves

Used the new sectional beam and Warping Square to try out a short warp of scarves on the new sectional before the competition wrap gets under way! Using slightly heavier cotton than I usually use, and mercerised too, this was a short (2m) warp in a brilliant plum...

Grow your own

The meeting of the London Guild of Weavers, Spinners, and Dyers this weekend was fantastic. I finally got myself to a meeting for the sole reason of hearing a talk by Kate Poland, one of the ladies behind Grow a London Garment. I’ve followed this project...