Viva Magenta! Pantone Color of 2023!
The draft shown here uses our Tubular Spectrum™ yarns in 10 Red Purple, Sky Blue, Violet, Coral, Very Light Gray and Bleached White. This draft is adapted from our Toasty Turned Tacquete Cowls. We have a printable version of this draft if you would like to print it out. Click here. Pantone has released […]READ MORE
Random Acts for Napkins
Sometimes we all need a quick, gratifying project to fill the need to create beauty and have something functional. Especially a project that fits the needs of our family. For years, I have gazed longingly at the projects that others have made using random colors and yarns in making a warp. The ease that those […]READ MORE
Handwoven Hemp Vests for Convergence!
We are soooo excited to be going to Complex Weaver’s Seminar and Convergence next week in Knoxville, Tennessee! It will be fabulous to see everyone in person after the last few years of relative solitude. Masks at the ready to help keep everyone healthy! New Lines and New Yarns We can’t wait to show off […]READ MORE
Hoppy Spring! Meet Periwinkle the Bunny!
A couple years ago we created April the Bunny. Since that time, we have made a whole fluffle of bunnies and they have had some egg-cellent adventures together. However, as the bunnies have gone to new homes, April the Bunny has been feeling lonely here in the Lunatic Studio. Lunar Intentions We wanted to make […]READ MORE
Cotton and Silk…Wow! Wrap yourself in luxury!
Soft, light, airy and with a beautiful luster. And enough fabric to be a soft, elegant cowl. Just what Lunadette needed for a night out on the town! We have been weaving samples for Tien Chiu’s Discover Gradients Weave Along that will be coming up in August 2021, using 10/2 Tubular Spectrum™ Yarn. After one set of […]READ MORE
LOONatic Mug Rugs
Michele, the Traveling Lunatic, is spending much of her time in Southern California and getting to know the weaving communities there. This blog post and Mug Rug pattern comes from her: I am enjoying being part of the Southern California Handweavers Guild. The energy and creativity of the members is amazing, and mentors and eager […]READ MORE
Chameleon Scarf Blog Post
How could we weave scarves that change color from the beginning to the end, top to bottom, just like a Chameleon, on a Rigid Heddle Loom and not have to dye the warp to do it? Tubular Spectrum™ mercerized yarns to the rescue! Using a favorite tapestry technique of combining thin yarns to make thicker […]READ MORE