The mug mats are finished and are off of the loom. I've got a new warp on there right now, and I am delighted with how things are shaping up. Here is a sneak peek!
This past week has issued another challenge for me as I have been learning to adapt to my new bifocal eyeglasses. Alas! It was definitely time for this change, but it has forced me to "retrain" some of my habits.
There has been a bit of turmoil within the Etsy community lately about what/who constitutes "handmade work." While I haven't been terribly involved with the discussion, I did change my shop's avatar in an effort to demonstrate "handmade work." Most of my Etsy neighbors who are participating in the avatar change show lovely photographs of their hands. Here is my spin on the avatar "show your hands" challenge:
My feet! Treadling the loom. Handmade AND footmade. :)