Category: weaving


First Step: Quit Day Job. Second Step: Make and Sell Wooden Potholder Looms

When I quit my day job in early July it was as traumatic as a birth. As I walked down the back “employees only” hallway the last time as an official staffer, I cried...


Weaving My Way Back To The Loom

Jochen Ditterich Today my art & craft column is about Jochen Ditterich, 73, of Grand Rapids, a fantastic weaver who taught me a great deal when I did an apprenticeship with him about a...


Nature’s Master Weavers

This is the bird’s nest we discovered under our deck today. I’m in awe of how resourceful birds are. Even our dog’s white fur is woven into this abode. I just love meeting “natural”...