All pieces were handmade from start to finish: The yarn was dyed with natural dyes one skein at a time before it was wound onto the loom. Each of the hundreds of yarn ends was then threaded through heddles and reed. The fabric was handwoven on my loom, subsequently washed with handmade organic soap, cut, sewn, labelled and pressed.
My handwovens are made to last a lifetime. But sometimes life can be rough, and a thread gets pulled and breaks, or your dog attempts to eat the fringe. Therefore, I offer a free repairs service for my handwovens for a year after purchase.More Information
Washing Instructions: Although it is possible to machine-wash using a cold delicates/silk program, it is always best to gently wash by hand in tepid water with neutral detergent or wool and silk. Gently squeeze the suds through the fabric, taking care not to rub the fabric too much, and avoid steep changes in water temperature as this may cause shrinkage. Never use optical brighteners! Rinse the garment in clean water, squeezing gently without twisting or wringing. A short light spin in the washing machine will help remove most of the water. Dry naturally away from direct heat such as radiators and sunlight. Never use a tumble dryer! Press whilst damp, or with steam at medium setting to bring out the softness and lustre of silk.