Monday, September 16, 2013

Weaving in Miniature

My experiments with weaving are continuing. Without practicing in real size I jumped to fine weaving right the way. What to wait for, true?

Last weekend I was "sampling" different weaving designs in miniature. Since they are still on the loom and rolling over, I can't show them yet, but be patient! I tried so far different ways of twills, stripes, Monk's belt, overshot, lace. I played with different colors as well as with different threads (linen, cotton, silk) trying to figure out what is more suitable. I think this one will make a pretty nice upholstery for chairs and couches and it reminds me Bargello in needlepoint. I wonder how it will look like if I use different shadows of the same color?

I love it! I love it! I love it!

What do you think?

Happy mining,


Isabel Ruiz Alonso said...


Natalia's Fine Needlework said...

Thank you, Isabel!

Pilar said...

Que bonito lo haces,besitos

Elizabeth S said...

I Love it Love it Love it too! You have wasted no time at all Natalia, and who would guess that at weaving, you are still a novice!??? ( You had us all fooled; you really have been secretly weaving in miniature for years! ) :D


Caseymini said...

Beautiful work, Natalia. It seems much faster with a real loom. My beading loom is a far cry from that one. I envy you.

Liduina said...

I love it too!!!

Drora's minimundo said...

I was sure that very quickly you'll master it. It looks like an expert's work. You really are a multi- talented lady. Bravo!
Hugs, Drora

Fabiola said...

Bye, Faby

miniacollection said...

Beautiful work! I'm looking forward to seeing the other patterns you've woven. I agree it would be perfect to upholster chairs.

BiWuBär said...

It looks fantastic - hard to believe that you just started with weaving!



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