First 2017 News

Happy New Year to you and thanks for coming back to the studio blog. The really big news is that I am teaching weaving here at the studio, and I have looms for you to purchase. Take a look at my Teaching 2017 page for additional information, and keep in touch for class information, prices,…

Blue Button Cape

Light in weight. Warm and textured. Seamed with vintage blue buttons. Blue Button Cape is for sale at Ewe Fibers, 617 West Main Street, Charlottesville. Stop in and say hello to Deren and admire her fine new yarn shop. My show, Cloth for Cloth’s Sake, will be on view until the end of this year. Ewe Fibers is…

Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem. A cape. Wear in the traditional way, or tossed over your shoulder: those vintage buttons will keep things in line. On sale at Ewe Fibers, 617 West Main Street, Charlottesville. My show and sale at Ewe Fibers is on until year’s end and Ewe is open Tuesday-Saturday from 11 a.m. on. Don’t delay! Support small…

Snow Wedding

Handwoven in the softest of white wool, with rayon for shine and glimmer. Light as fresh snow; warm and durable.  Snow Wedding is a 5-thread huck weave blanket, 75 inches by 54 inches. A feature of my upcoming show at Ewe, a new yarn shop at 617 West Main Street in Charlottesville, Va. First Friday event is…

Cape

In red and black with vintage buttons. Light weight and versatile. I look forward to seeing you here on Saturday, November 5th!

For the Table

Is there anything more pleasing than cotton and linen? Table mats, handwoven, machine washable, strong and not fussy: useful cloth. On sale now at the studio. Make a visit soon! Nov. 5 is the first open studio Saturday this year, and I look forward to seeing you.

Stash Sacks

These Stash Sacks are handmade from my cloth collection: some are painted, some are dyed, some are woven. All are useful, washable, easy to carry sacks ready for just about anything. Each one is signed. Talk about beautiful!  Get ready for sales days coming up soon: November 5, November 19, December 3, December 17. Studio will…

Set The Edge

Black and white table runner in twill and basket weaves. Flecks of color add depth, interest. 17 inches wide, 94 inches long, and hemmed for a fine finish. Sales upcoming in November and December here at at the studio. Or make an appointment to take this gorgeous piece home. Here’s to the last day of summer! Follow me…

In The Vineyard

Shimmering with possibilities, catching the light, strong colors, full of promise. In The Vineyard Plaid. 100% cotton, handwoven, hemstitch finish, 18 inches by 76 inches. Available at the studio now, so be sure to arrange a time to visit. Follow me at Pinterest, @aktextiles on IG.