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Twills and the Rewards of Sampling

Last week I spent time weaving twills with some wonderful students. Every class has its own unique mix of student perspectives and experiences, and this group was absolutely delightful. A couple were fairly new to weaving in general, some had woven rugs and wanted to try weaving a lighter fabric, another had been concentrating on color for most of her previous projects and wanted to try some new patterns, and another had been a weaver off and on for many years and was coming back to the fold once again. We all found ourselves weaving dozens of different twill patterns, some planned, some serendipitous, but all quite lovely...