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« 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
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« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2016 08:20:01 AM »

Wow! Those are great! I like the color choice.
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« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2016 10:15:37 AM »

Oh my; your work is impeccable and I love the colors!
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« Reply #3 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 Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2016 09:41:45 AM »

Thanks everyone.
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« Reply #5 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!
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« Reply #6 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.
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