Elizabeth Evans – Colours of NPCC
Wool. Tablet weaving. For the Colours of NPCC Challenge.
Karen Fowler – Crazy Tea Towels
100% Cotton. These tea towels are Christmas presents for my sons-just a little late.
Karen Fowler – Beautiful Blues
100% Tencel. Pattern from Bateman Innovations. This pattern is my favourite pattern from his book. It is a great scarf pattern as both sides are equally interesting
Helen Benninger – Mauve and Teal Mat
Wool and various commercial yarns.
Elizabeth Evans – Komebukuro-inspired Bag
Cotton. Handwoven cloth and tablet weaving.
Helen Skelton – Wonder Woman
Mixed material. 8 shaft bound point rosepath. Graphic boundweave superheros and video game graphics.
Helen Benninger – Zippered Pouch
Various commercial yarns, zipper, glass beads. Tapestry weave.
Vanessa Crandall – Crackle Scarf (Cranberry)
Etobicoke Handweavers and Spinners – Royal Winter Fair Competition Shawl 2022
Elizabeth Evans – Mixed Bag
100% cotton. Weaving, tablet weaving. Pattern is “Buckthorn Tote” by Noodlehead.
Elizabeth Evans – Up For A Challenge
Hand woven and hand spun. My response to a guild challenge issued in 2020. I received a bag of red, yellow and white wool fibre which I spun into yarn The weave structure comes from the 1947 edition of Home Weaving by Oscar Bériau and uses small amounts of commercial cotton.
Karen Fowler – Rhapsody in Blue
100% Handspun Wool. Deflected Double Weave.
Diane Martin – Colours of Neilson Park Cushion
Wool. Hand spun, woven on hand loom.
Lori Bond – Summer of 2019 – Working with 3 Skeins
Wool and cotton. Knitting, crocheting, braiding, weaving and needle felting
Carolyn Ramos – Silver Shimmer Scarf
Cotton and silk, using the denting and cramming technique
Diane Martin – Kerry Shawl
Wool, hand spun and hand knit.
Cindy O’Malley – Cotton Comfort Blanket
Karen Fowler – Lacey Poncho
100% Handspun wool. I loved knitting this poncho so much that I made a second one in ivory.
Vanessa Crandall – Crackle Scarf (Copper)
Karen Fowler – Wedding Blanket
100% Harrisville wool. Braided twill design. This blanket is a gift for my niece who got married in September 2019.
Maura Leahy – New Beginnings
Merino wool, wet felted. This was made using a resist and then felting and forming into a vessel and embellishing with fins, gills and balls
Joan McKenzie – Shades of Bright
Baby Alpaca boucle for warp, wool fingering for weft. This scarf was woven on a Rigid Heddle loom – a quick and easy way to weave a scarf!
Nancy Summers – Colour Play in Mats
100% wool, 5 mats woven using a weft-faced design. Part of the Colours of NPCC Challenge.
Jennifer James – Oxidization
Tencel – Handpainted Warp. Handwoven 8 Harness Undulating Twill.
Maura Leahy – My Party Dress
Black and hand dyed Merino wool and hand dyed silk. Nuno felted which entails laying wool in the pattern seen on silk and then felting both together. The garment is reversible.
Jane MacFarlane – Colours of NPCC Pencil Case
100% wool. Knitted then Felted with Zipper inserted. My entry for Colours of NPCC. Pencil case was knit, then felted, and a pom pom put on an inserted zipper. It is lined with a vintage silk scarf.
Elizabeth Evans – Kimono Vest and My Cup of Tea Scarf
Kimono Vest: Cotton, silk, tencel. Handwoven, patchwork. Dana Marie Kimono Vest pattern
My Cup of Tea: Wool. Dyed with tea. Stripes are a result of high twist yarns.
Cindy O’Malley – Funky Felted Fedora
Uses Wool roving for the hat and Colours of NPCC for embellishments. Knitted and felted.
Diane Martin – Orenburg Shawl
Wool/mohair blend, hand spun and hand knit.
Karen Fowler – Colour Play
100% Cotton. This is a tea towel and a gamp all in one. Shadow weave is one of my most favourite weave structures.
Marlyn Rollauer – Handpainted Handwoven Scarf
Jennifer James – Colours of NPCC Rug
Nature dyed wool and natural wool roving.
Helen Benninger – Colours of NPCC Bowl
Wool, linen, cotton cord, glass beads. Coiling.
Helen Skelton – Snap Crackle Pop
Zephyr Merino Silk yarn. Jamtland Dral (Crackle). Scarf made for colour interaction study.
Vanessa Crandall – Navy Check Towel and Sea Glass Towel
Navy Check Towel: Cotton and Linen, pattern from Gist Yarn
Sea Glass Towel: Cotton, pattern from Sarah Jackson
Elizabeth Evans – Perfume Bottle
Wool. Handwoven. Two very good friends designed the stripes in the warp 30 years ago. They were inspired by a beautiful perfume bottle. The scarf was woven in 2021 by a newer friend.
Etobicoke Handweavers and Spinners – Royal Winter Fair Competition Shawl 2019
100% wool. 8 harness twill from the Carol Strickler Book.
Joan McKenzie – Tea Towels
Cottolin – 60% cotton, 40% linen, Cotton Slub. 2/2 Broken Point Twill. “I like using Cottolin as it combines the softness of Cotton with the crispness of Linen. This pattern is similar to what the Vikings wove in the 10th Century – as documented by Agnes Geijer in “A History of Textile Art. “
Patti Wibe – Colours of NPCC Scarf
Lori Bond – If He Was A Shepherd
Wool fleece and naturally dyed yarn. Crocheting, needle felting and embroidery.
Joan McKenzie – A Study in Colour
Mercerized and Perle Cotton. Plain weave with a supplementary warp. From a workshop, this piece shows how your perception of colour shifts with different blends of colour. Warp is all red or green – samples of weft colours are attached.
Joan McKenziee – Colours of NPCC Rug 1 and Rug 2
Wool yarn dyed with Madder, Goldenrod and Walnut. Guild Challenge using yarn dyed with plants from NPCC park.
Susan Lapell – Take the Cotton and Spin Me in the Morning
Handspun from medicine bottle “cotton” (most likely rayon or polyester fibre)
Marlyn Rollauer – Love Silk
Joan McKenzie – Norwegian Band Sampler
Cotton and wool. Band weaving with Pickup. Bands were woven on a backstrap loom in traditional Norwegian patterns.
Diane Martin – Baby Blanket
Wool and wool/polyamide blends. Hand knit, mosaic technique.