Mary Underwood

Mary Underwood keeps busy with production weaving for her business Front Porch Textiles.  Her focus is functional textiles from natural fibers.  She researches textile traditions in Quebec and Mongolia and lectures about these.  Teaching remains an activity and she does workshops on spinning and select weaving techniques that relate to her research.  



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Madame Butterfly 

90" x 16”. (A wrap)

undulating twill

merino and merino/silk



There’s a Hare on my Outfit.

Wrap:  18" x 83”.   Kimono style short top.  (Still to make!)

canelé and 3 shaft twill 

alpaca/silk, fine vintage rabbit yarn, and rayon novelty



Out of the Woods. (Man’s scarf)

86 x 16"

twill woven




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