Wondrous Wednesdays: [B]loom where you are planted…

My next foray into weaving has begun.

This project is a wedding gift for my Godson and his fiancé.

I am creating a table runner using stripes of natural and bleached cottolin.

The weft will be one of those hues—I need to experiment a bit so as to make my final color decision.

I will weave in a diamond pattern that is a modern take on a Norwegian folk symbol.

My aim in this is to make an heirloom piece that is contemporary, yet speaks in a hushed voice to part of his heritage.

The pattern is to be woven in a vibrant turquoise linen weft—a favorite color of the couple (and their aunt, the peacock…)

My hope is that the turquoise diamonds will bloom as wildflowers in a field in spring.

More to come next week!

linen on loom linen yarns

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