Fall Craft Fairs… where does the time go?!

Suddenly it’s autumn craft fair season again! The Woven Good’s complete Fall Fair Schedule is still to be determined… however! October has two fairs in the first two weeks! First up, the DIYpsi art fair is back after a few years off, and The Woven Good will be there! DIYpsi will be on Saturday and…

On making something I’ll never make again

I think it’s the nature of handmade work to create finished pieces that are all slightly different from each other. On the other hand, when I’m weaving for function, I can get pretty darn close to identical finished pieces. At the end of a warp I may have 12 towels that look very similar, measure-up…

On the loom

I’m finishing up some cottolin towels to ship off to Process Low Waste Shop in Stevens Point, WI. The strange pandemic economy meant that I had to improvise a little with the colors/types of yarn I was able to get this time. These towels will look a bit different than the last batch I made,…

Handmade Toledo washcloth restock!

I took a lovely trip to Toledo the other day and re-stocked the handwoven washcloths on the shelves of the Handmade Toledo Makershop! I added a couple new colors to their washcloth stock. They have such fun collection of local, handmade things in the shop, it’s always a joy to visit them! Handmade Toledo is…

White Flowers on Pink Scarves

February has two very strong associations for me: the Dar Williams song “February” about the struggle to make it through the winter of a romantic relationship, and Valentine’s Day. These two things are so different, such polar opposites, that I get whiplash looking from one to the other. And that ambivalence is also how I…

Where is the weird stuff?

Not all my woven goods meet my aesthetic standards for a listing in my Etsy store or a featured post on social media. Sometimes I make cloth without a clear end-product in mind, or use up a scrap for something small and more practical than pretty.  I’m working on using all the parts of the…

New Patreon Tiers

I just re-vamped my Patreon!  Patreon is an amazing platform and I’m offering some fun new perks on my membership page! You can get early access to my newest woven work, a deluxe bamboo washcloth (sent to you at your house!), a discount on anything in my online store, and even a custom woven commission…