About Lars Jensen
I started weaving in 2007 when it was brought to my attention that there were not enough of those “rag rug things” around to keep by the back door for when the dog came in from ...
That citrus zest rug I’m weaving just now. It’s far enough on the loom that we can sort of see both sides. There are still mounds of fabric ready to be torn into strips or already torn strips that need to be sewed into lengths of weft.
Lars will be participating in this upcoming event here in Portland Oregon at the Convention Center: Five Portland guilds have joined forces to exhibit and sell art and fine craft in partnership with the Oregon Potters Association’s Ceramic Showcase. More than 350 Northwest artists who work in beads, clay, fiber, glass, metal, and wood are...
I do own 2 commercially made weaving shuttles, but mostly I rely on one or two of the 7 I made myself. Usually 2 of mine and the larger of the bought ones. The smaller bought one has yet to be used by me, actually not bought, but gifted.
This part of getting set up for the next group of towels is one I don’t witness often. The material is stretched all over with sandbags to hold it taut, then he uses an ordinary comb to separate the threads. The preparation is fairly remarkable.
I’ve knitted a few shawls for the upcoming Portland Handweavers Guild event. Most of these are cotton, a couple are wool, including one in soft fuzzy green tones.
Here’s a few pics of my booth at the Portland Handweavers Guild at Gathering of the Guilds come on down and find something to buy!