Susan E. Horton


Backyard Dyeing Made Easier

I feel comfortable with dyes that I don‘t have to use in the kitchen, so these new tinctures are right up my alley.

Crushing on Convergence 2022

I’m back home with 6 new books, 2 cones of linen, 3 skeins of something weird and wool, a stack of catalogs, a variety of gadgets, and more ideas than I could weave in a lifetime, but being with other weavers was the best part.

In the Spirit of “What If?”

Sometimes I just want to play “what if” with an unusual weft. This time a bunch of plastic strips fit the bill.

Weekend Weaving: Weaving for Weddings

If you are considering weaving for weddings or other special occasions, consider towels. Nothing dries wedding crystal like linen.

Twisting Fringe on a Mixed-Warp Shawl

After realizing I didn’t like the untwisted fringe on a shawl, I set about twisting it and in the process learned a new-to-me way of making fringe even.

Pleasure in the Making and Not in the Having

Why do many of us weave projects that don’t fit our lives?

Finishing Tips and Techniques You’ll Want to Know

I’m in favor of thoughtfully finished weaving, so two of the things I love about the Team Colors Scarves is that they each have a different finish, and each finish complements the scarf and the yarn it is woven with. In this post we offer finishing tips

How to Wind a Bobbin for Smoother Weaving

Winding a bobbin can seem like a fairly obvious task, but there are nuances about how you do it that will make your weaving go more smoothly.

Handwoven March/April 2023 Call for Submissions: Architectural Details

I’m hard pressed not to see weaving patterns everywhere, and I don’t think I’m alone.