Monday, May 25, 2009

Happy Memorial Day, everyone, from Nutfield Weaver! Today my son, Andrew, is marching in his first parade while playing his trumpet. A special day in many ways.

I'm weaving white lace right now. It is a very pretty spot weave made from tiny threads. I am excited to see how the fabric looks in a few days, when I hope to cut it from the loom.

My flower cone has received lots of views and some nice comments as well, which is very encouraging. One will be made in the white lace as well!

Have a lovely day, everyone!

Friday, May 22, 2009

Where has the time gone??? I've been weaving more lace, which has been very satisfying and enjoyable. On Fridays I have been teaching an introduction to weaving class to seven elementary school students here in Londonderry. It has been loads of fun.

My latest design is a handwoven lace petal cone. It is a take on the traditional basket used by flower girls in weddings. I think it turned out nicely!

Hoping to climb our first mountain of the season tomorrow! Let's hope the weather holds and that the bears have already filled their tummies.

Happy Spring, Kate :)

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Hi there, everyone. Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of my blog screen today, where you will find a lovely slideshow of my work via Martha Stewart's "Dreamers Into Doers" blog! There are some very talented and gifted people out there! Thank you, Martha!

Off to tweak my flower girl basket design. It is coming together well. If my luck holds, I should have a flower girl basket ready within a few days!

Have a blessed day, everyone!
Kate :)

Monday, May 11, 2009

Good evening! I hope that all of you moms out there had a lovely Mother's Day. My husband and my two sons did so many nice things for me yesterday! I am very blessed.

I am almost done with a run of huck lace, which will soon be turned into ring bearer pillows. I am working on a flower girl basket design which will feature my handwoven cotton lace. It is a work in progress!

Some exciting news for me: I will be selling a select number of items at a Tyngsboro, MA designer boutique, which is slated to open in June 2009. I will give you the details as the shop opening date draws near. Tyngsboro is just south of Nashua, NH and a short drive from Boston.

I have a critique session with the League of NH Craftsmen on Wednesday morning this week. I am still trying to decide what to take with me as samples. I am a tad anxious but am looking forward to having the opportunity to meet with some well-respected and very talented weavers from our state.

Be well!

Monday, May 4, 2009

Hello everyone. A fellow etsian has chosen one of my handbags to be in an online collection of handwoven items. Thanks to "SleytheDent" for this recognition! You can see this nice selection of handwoven handbags at

Have my latest warp sleyed, threaded, and beamed and got about 2 inches woven today before having to move on to other activities. I'd love to include a picture of the work on the loom, but as luck would have it my camera is not talking to my computer. I guess they had an argument.

Have a lovely evening!