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2008 Sample

November 22, 2008

the sample i wove for this years 16’s study group.  I used a very thick yarn for this sample of Shadow Weave.   My 16s-samples00012idea was to design a fabric suitable for summer picnic table place mats.   I used an 8/8 mercerized cotton in three colours.  I used the same dark colour for both warp and weft and one light for the warp and a slightly different light in the weft.  This gave the fabric more visual interest as does the irregular jagged dark line.   This line is because the threading draft is based on an twill that skips shafts, 1,2,3,6,7,8,11,12, 13 …

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