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« on: March 21, 2017 06:26:32 PM »

This was my first ever weaving project (second warp, the first was just to get a feel for weaving).   After cutting the towels off the loom, I did a quick zig zag stitch before washing, then pressed and hand stitched the hems.  They have some problems (I was having issues keeping a consistent width) but I'm really happy with them overall Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2017 07:32:55 PM »

Oh my gosh....how long did it take you to weave them!  They look like perfection to me!
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« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2017 08:06:58 PM »

Thank you for the kind words Smiley 

The actual weaving only took about 6-7 hours for both towels (including breaks and fixing mistakes as I went) but all of the setup (measuring the warp, beaming, threading the heddles, sleying the reed, etc) probably took an additional 12+ hours and doing the hems was another 2-3 hours.  It sounds like a long time when I write it all out like that! Shocked
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« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2017 01:20:21 AM »

Wow, they look stunning!
You did an amazing job. And for a first time! Wonderful.
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« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2017 07:47:15 AM »

Wow these are awesome, I've always wanted to try weaving
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« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2017 08:18:58 AM »

Those towels are gorgeous!
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« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2017 08:49:26 AM »

Super impressive!!
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« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2017 09:26:19 AM »

Wow. That is really impressive. They look great and how amazing that it's your first project!
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« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2017 06:45:03 AM »

These look fantastic! I love the colors and pattern you went with. Thanks for sharing Smiley
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