If it's August in Nevada County, it must be time for the County Fair. Several of our members entered woven items in this year's "Wool, Fibers & Textiles". Over the next several posts we'll share the entries.
Betsy wove a rug using from remnants of gloves in bright colors from the Solmate Sock Company. It is 80% cotton and 20% nylon.
She also wove a table runner in blue and black tencel. It’s an undulating twill with an unusual treadling pattern. The pillow cover is woven using an 8-shaft shadow weave pattern with variegated rayon weft and tencel warp twill.
Diana entered a placemat and coordinating napkins. Both the placemat and napkins were weft faced using cotton yarns.
She entered two scarves that were woven from hand dyed yarn. The first used a painted warp and included a ribbon in the warp for a little extra pizzazz.
The second scarf used a dyed cotton warp that didn't come out quite as Diane expected but the resulting scarf was very nice. The fancy fringe complements the plain-weave structure.
Diana also received a First Prize for a hand towel woven in an extended manifold twill from a William Bateman