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Master Your Craft Book Review

Master Your Craft Book on a Loom

This is not a self help book. Nor does it claim to be. And I loved it for that very reason. Master Your Craft: Strategies for Designing, Making, and Selling Artisan Work by Tien Chiu does exactly what the title states, it gives you strategies. I am the kind of Continue Reading…

One Year In

Last weekend was a pretty surreal moment in my career. I was an exhibitor at the 2019 American Craft Show in Baltimore, MD. I would not have reached this point if it were not for a few major changes in my life.  In 2016 someone very close to me who was Continue Reading…

8 Harness Profile Drafting & Tie Up

I recently received an email from a weaver named Cindy, in regards to profile drafting and tie ups. She was curious about the ability to use 8 harnesses with a 4 block profile draft. And furthermore, how do weavers know which harnesses to assign for the tie up from a Continue Reading…

On the Loom

Sometimes, life gets a little too busy. When this happens, I like to take a step back and look at what I have been working on. Often I am so focused on what is happening right in front of me that I forget all of the work I have done. Continue Reading…

Chunky Yarn Obsession

Back in 2015, I did a yarn review on the Rios line of yarn for Malabrigo, you can check out the video here. What I did not mention is that Malabrigo has an incredible selection of all different sizes and colors. I became mildly obsessed with their Rasta yarn. The Continue Reading…

A Present for a Special Family

The journey and documentation to create a gift for a family that means so much to me. Images of the process on and off of the loom, showcasing the design.