Warp dyed in indigo with ikat resist.

Warp dyed in indigo with ikat resist.

 Removing the ties.

Removing the ties.

 All the ties are off and the resists worked very well.

All the ties are off and the resists worked very well.

 Time to wash the warp.  (This is scary because every single thread needs to stay in the exact same order throughout this entire process!)

Time to wash the warp.  (This is scary because every single thread needs to stay in the exact same order throughout this entire process!)

 Drying the warp.

Drying the warp.

 Dressing the loom!  (My favorite part.)

Dressing the loom!  (My favorite part.)

 Ready to tie the warp onto the front.

Ready to tie the warp onto the front.

 Weaving!

Weaving!

 Weaving the end of the warp.

Weaving the end of the warp.

 Cut off the loom and ready for finishing.

Cut off the loom and ready for finishing.

 Carefully tying knots to finish the edges.

Carefully tying knots to finish the edges.

 Finished piece: Back and Forth Fade, Ikat, Cotton dyed with Indigo, 2014.

Finished piece: Back and Forth Fade, Ikat, Cotton dyed with Indigo, 2014.

 Warp dyed in indigo with ikat resist.
 Removing the ties.
 All the ties are off and the resists worked very well.
 Time to wash the warp.  (This is scary because every single thread needs to stay in the exact same order throughout this entire process!)
 Drying the warp.
 Dressing the loom!  (My favorite part.)
 Ready to tie the warp onto the front.
 Weaving!
 Weaving the end of the warp.
 Cut off the loom and ready for finishing.
 Carefully tying knots to finish the edges.
 Finished piece: Back and Forth Fade, Ikat, Cotton dyed with Indigo, 2014.

Warp dyed in indigo with ikat resist.

Removing the ties.

All the ties are off and the resists worked very well.

Time to wash the warp.  (This is scary because every single thread needs to stay in the exact same order throughout this entire process!)

Drying the warp.

Dressing the loom!  (My favorite part.)

Ready to tie the warp onto the front.

Weaving!

Weaving the end of the warp.

Cut off the loom and ready for finishing.

Carefully tying knots to finish the edges.

Finished piece: Back and Forth Fade, Ikat, Cotton dyed with Indigo, 2014.

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