Weaving Videos

Weaving Videos Take a look at how the Feather & Hay textiles are made with these short videos. Is there anything you’d like to see in more detail? Pop a suggestion in the comments or get in contact.  Throwing the Shuttle https://www.featherandhay.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/0163478b9095569bb70657633456498cb458ad94ba.mp4  

Lost Words

Lost Words  Inspired by the beautiful book Lost Words – the textiles from this warp will conjure, like the spells from the book, a rekindling of simple, yet powerful words that paint a picture of our British landscape.  Each piece will pay homage to words such as Dandelion, Ivy, Acorn and Otter. The pieces are…

Valentines: the warp and weft of love

Love”From a thread of Sky To the warp and weft of your being You’re beautiful, graceful, Like no other…..”Imogen Heap “Weaving is the embodiment of time itself…”From New Yarns – www.tate.org.uk Giving a textile as a gift is the perfect embodiment of love, patience & dedication. Hand weaving is a process that takes time: deliberated, considered and thoughtfully…

Fibres

Fibre Considerations F&H Fibres and their Wrapping Qualities Please note most of the fibre qualities here have been described from wraps with a Cotton or Cottolin warp. e.g. Cotton + Tencel or Cotton +Rose/Silk Cottons:  soft, bandage like, grippy, good all rounder Tencel: soft, drapes well, shiny,  smooth, passes easily when tying, eco-friendly Bamboo: very soft, smooth, glides…

Owning a Hand Woven Baby Wrap

Hand woven baby wrap?   A hand woven wrap is a piece of cloth made on a loom by a weaver. The threads that come together to make each wrap will have been handled several times from the measuring to the threading to the tying on and then to the shuttle throwing across the warp…