My Finnish heritage exposed me to handwoven textiles as I was growing up. My family had rag rugs in the sauna, wool rya rugs on the walls, and old raanu bedspreads at the cabin. After college, I set out to learn how to weave these. The path has led me to meet many wonderful weavers and to learn more than I could have imagined. My first choice is still to design and weave Nordic patterns.
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My Monet Rug
37" x 28"
Rosepath pattern using alternating 6 shuttle technique
Cotton warp with cotton quilter's fabric strips for weft
37" x 26"
Love's Path Pattern using alternating 3 shuttle technique
Cotton warp with cotton quilters fabric strips for weft