Carpet Weaving With Repurposed Yarn

This article features affiliate links, meaning we’ll earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Please read our Privacy Policy for more details. Affiliate links Arts and Crafts William Morris Ornate Tree Pattern Cotton Woven Tapestry Wall Art Hanging The weaver is sitting on the loom in an open barn in the front yard, enjoying the fresh spring air. It is a small wood barn protected alike from the sun, draughts and rain by a screen. The barn is so placed just at present that she can look out on to the front porch, catching a glimpse of her family members. She stretches out her hands to the bag with clews by her loom and takes up her work. At the age of 70, her hands and arms are strong and capable of action. “I am a retired weaver. I worked at Progresul Solca, a carpet weaving department until it closed down. I made Romanian and Persian carpets”, she remembers. Located in Suceava County, in the historical region of Bucovina, Solca is a small town at the foot of the Obcina Mare Mountains. During communism, up until 1990, Progresul Solca, a weaving factory, was established in the town. Ababii Tiron … Continue reading Carpet Weaving With Repurposed Yarn