Transform your stash into gifts for others Handwoven magazine's former managing editor Pattie Graver is an accomplished weaver and spinner to boot. In her retirement, she has been offering invaluable help around the Spin-Off office . We have invited her to share with you about our latest eBook as...
Lydia van Gelder at the Oakland Museum of California, at their Samplings textile festival 2006. Photo: Susan Sullivan Maynard. Susan's ikat vest made from a scrap fabric, left over from an upholstery job that attracted Lydia's attention. Lydia's ninetieth birthday party where we all wore...
Amy Clarke Moore
Oct 5, 2011
Filed under: Filed under: Spinning Wheels, Handspun, Spindle Spinning, Drop Spindle, Dyeing, Handwoven, Qiviut, Natural Dyes, Spinning, Dyeing Yarn
Most pieces that are photographed for the magazine arrive in the usual manner. An author proposes an article, we accept it, and the author sends in the material we need. Every once in a while, the story behind the photos is more remarkable—magical even. I was sitting at my computer in our Loveland...