Now we don't have to wonder what project I'll do next!
One of our guild members wasn't able to attend NEWS at the last minute for health reasons. I want to send her a card.
She does a lot of incredible work with shadow weave, so I decided to try my very first bit of shadow weave.
Using some tricks I learned in my computer design class, and some paper weaving supplies from class on Sunday, I got set to weave a small portion of a shadow weave design in paper.
Using the article "Six Unique Towels in Shadow Weave" by Vicki Tardy in Handwoven Nov/Dec 2007 pg. 44-48, I chose a tiny bit of the draft for towel 3.
I glued the tops of the warp paper to the backing, and wove my very first shadow weave!
Oddly enough, in person I couldn't see the diamond pattern unless I was standing across the room from the piece. Up close it just looks like woven paper - the diamond doesn't show up.
It's kind of big for a card....but I'm still going to pack it up and hope it doesn't get too bent out of shape in mailing!!
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