Silk and Cotton!

Posted by Chrystal de Freitas | Mar 18, 2018

March 18, 2018 This past year I've woven quite a bit - beautiful shawls for weddings gift and cotton dishtowels for friends and family.   Here is wishing Maddy Wenstrup and Lara Bond lovely weddings and inspiring futures with their new spouses. Read more

Bookmarks to share

Posted by Chrystal de Freitas | Aug 01, 2017

In my abundant free time, I've completed many bookmarks that are now ready to be shared. These are going to some of my special friends and patients.  I love making bookmarks to mark those special occasions in life!  Enjoy.  ... Read more

Our Daughter is getting married!

Posted by Chrystal de Freitas | May 20, 2017

[caption id="attachment_604" align="alignleft" width="150"]Table linen for Cecily's Wedding. 06/03/2017 Table linen for Cecily's Wedding 06/03/2017[/caption] This June 3, 2017, our oldest daughter is getting married to a wonderful young m... Read more

Altar Linen

Posted by Chrystal de Freitas | Feb 06, 2017

This was a huge project - it take months to create the design and transfer it to the loom's program.  I tried to take the design on the title on the floor that borders the altar and
bring it up to the cloth and border a central piece.  
The linen takes time since there are many steps including a sample piece to make sure the threads are in order.  T... Read more

A Scarf for a special Lady!

Posted by Chrystal de Freitas | Dec 22, 2016

I love weaving with a particular motive in mind and this time it is no different.  A special scarf for a special lady, Lynn C  Enjoy! From selecting the colors - setting up the loom, weaving, wet finishing, and the final gift. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="150"]Read more

 
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Baby Blankets


I love weaving baby blankets. It is always a thrill to welcome a new baby into our community.



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Scarfs


Scarfs are one of my favorite items to weave. I weave them for friends and family to celebrate special occasions like for our trip to France.


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Shawl


This picture doesn't do justice to this lovely shawl which was given as a surprise to a bride. Few times does a weaving turn out more beautiful than expected.


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Linens


Weaving linen is challenging. It takes time, patience and more patience. These linens become heirlooms.



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