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FIBER ARTS => Weaving: Completed Projects => Topic started by: meleriffic on October 20, 2016 08:19:12 AM



Title: Black and Red Wedding Gift Towels
Post by: meleriffic on October 20, 2016 08:19:12 AM
My brother-in-law is getting married November 5th and I decided for his wedding gift I was going to make some hand woven dishtowels.  His fiance's favorite color is black and based on their wedding registry they are going with a black, red, and white theme for the entire house.

I had originally planned on making a set of 2 black dominant and a set of 2 red dominant towels, but after finishing the first set, I decided they only get 2 towels. But I did make 2 crocheted sponges to go with them.









And the weaving details:
  • Made on my 20" Schacht Flip Rigid Heddle Loom
  • Used 10 dent heddle
  • Doubled the warp but not the weft
  • Used 8/2 unmercerized cotton in black, red, and white


Title: Re: Black and Red Wedding Gift Towels
Post by: kittykill on October 20, 2016 08:20:01 AM
Wow! Those are great! I like the color choice.


Title: Re: Black and Red Wedding Gift Towels
Post by: anderlance on October 20, 2016 10:15:37 AM
Oh my; your work is impeccable and I love the colors!


Title: Re: Black and Red Wedding Gift Towels
Post by: PerfectlyBohemian on October 21, 2016 08:59:30 AM
These are so bold and intense! I like the alternating stripe styles you used. It looks like you did an amazing job again! Thanks for sharing :)


Title: Re: Black and Red Wedding Gift Towels
Post by: meleriffic on October 21, 2016 09:41:45 AM
Thanks everyone.


Title: Re: Black and Red Wedding Gift Towels
Post by: Belladune on October 24, 2016 09:09:22 AM
Wonderful work, Mel!  I think you're a weaving natural! It looks like you've achieved a very even beat!


Title: Re: Black and Red Wedding Gift Towels
Post by: meleriffic on October 24, 2016 10:27:35 AM
Thanks Bella.  I'm really enjoying weaving. I'm sort of lamenting I got a 20" loom though, instead of a wider one.