The MacLean tartan probably wasn't the best idea I could have had. It is undeniably eyecatching, though, and is so very pretty. It made a statement. I think red tartans are the best choice. The sash came out reasonably well. I know where two mistakes are, and I'm going to need to come up with a better way to deal with the color changes and working the ends back in. But again, it's pretty and that's what counts! This time, when I wet-finished it, I used the steam iron aggressively. That's apparently what bamboo needs. It has a sheen like silk and a similar hand. Gorgeous stuff!
|The MacLean Sash|
So where to from here? We'll be at the General Sam Houston Folk Festival in Huntsville at the end of the month. This'll be fun! I don't have to wear a tight bodice! I'm going for the prarie look and an old-fashioned, probably overshot weave! We have our fingers crossed that we'll get a couple of other fairs during the year.
|Consulting on the Weave - My Favorite Photo from the Games|
The Peacock Shawl
|The Peacock Shawl|
|Climbing American Beauty Roses|