Susan E. Horton

Putting Time at Home to Good Use

Here’s to not playing on our phones and instead, using this time for weaving.

Looking for Variety? Blended Drafts Might be the Answer.

In these uncertain times, I’ve decided it’s best to keep weaving. I want to weave 13 towels for the summer, and to avoid boredom, I’m going to try a blended draft, but of 3 rather than 2 drafts.

Join in the Circles and Checks Weaving Fad

Susan Poague’s beautiful Circles and Checks Towels seem to have started a weaving fad. We’ve added the WIFs to our library to help you join in.

All The Faults in Our Scarves

At what point in your weaving career do you stop making errors? Read on about a few that I just made.

Something for Everyone in Handwoven March/April 2020

Someone once told me that experienced weavers didn’t read Handwoven. I beg to differ.

More Weaving on the Weekends

Staying in might spur you to try new techniques such as the weft color blending I used in my scarf.

Weaving on the Weekends

Taking a project from design through sampling and then completion is slower when you weave only on the weekends.

Celebrating with Schacht

The Schacht Spindle Company's 50th anniversary party was a fitting celebration for a company that started from the ground up with a simple drop spindle and a primitive loom.

Working Out a Weaving Obsession

From towels with randomly spaced raised twill and plain-weave stripes to napkins with a more complex repeat of raised twill and plain-weave stripes, I had to design and weave the same structure multiple times to fully understand it.

The Romantic Weaving Movie

Weaving is missing from the romantic movie genre. We need to fix that.