Saturday, January 08, 2011

A Rose in the Rain

The original image, indexed to 14 colors (some scarlets, some fuchsias, some whites):

And on the loom, after the bottom hem and the first 650 or so picks of the image:

Miraculously, the larger raindrops actually show up, although they may want some enhancement (metallic fabric paint? stitching in metallic thread?) but I'll wait until after wet finishing to decide.

And here's the weaving with about 150 picks to go before starting the top hem:

Like I said, I've got an awful lot of red yarn to use up!

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