Susan E. Horton


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Extend your weaving career by taking care of yourself in all ways, including getting regular breast exams.

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Learn by Doing: Turned Twill and Color Effects on Eight Shafts!

I recently wrote about turned twills on four shafts. With this downloadable PDF, you can learn more about turned twills and color effects—but this time using eight shafts. Your reward? Three beautiful towels to weave!

Learn New Techniques at Weave Together with Handwoven!

Repetition is key to learning a technique, but adding new ideas and methods keeps your weaving fresh!

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Brown Sheep DK Neons on Small Looms

I was so intrigued by what Liz Moncrief had to say about Brown Sheep’s bright yarns for the September/October 23 Yarn Lab that I felt compelled to do my own mini Yarn Lab using pin looms and rigid-heddle looms.

Fall Is for Fiber

Looking for something interesting in the fiber world? Here are two shows for you. And better yet, both of them include weaving!

Seven Towels for Gifting, Six Rules for Choosing, Five at a Time!

Looking for the perfect hostess/host gift? Any handwoven towel would be welcome, but here are seven that you might be able to finish before the end of the year...maybe even before Thanksgiving!

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Learn By Doing: Turned Twill and Color Effects

One way to understand a structure is by studying it, but putting it on your loom will further solidify what you have learned.

Bringing Light to Fiber in Handwoven September/October 2023

If you are looking for more about weaving that creates color and light effects such as iridescence, incandescence, and pearlescence, you’ll find it in this latest issue of Handwoven!

A Colorful Scarf Based on a 30-Year-Old Photo

I love seeing how weavers interpret their sources of inspiration, and that was the case for the Shifting Shadows Scarf in the May/June 23 issue.

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Advancing Waves Scarf

Using an advancing twill threading and treadling with pastels in the warp and a darker weft, Barbara Goudsmit created a scarf with movement and sparkle, almost like the waves it was named for.


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