Loominarias scarves are light and silky and wonderful to touch. Handcrafted from hand-dyed tencel in unique, vibrant colorways, these luxurious fashion items are handwoven in a variety of original and traditional twill patterns.
Dyed and woven by fiber artists Carrie May and Mindy McCain, each scarf or shawl is a unique product of pattern and color, blending together to create a luminescent, colorful work of art. The tencel fiber makes them easy to care for — simply hand wash in the sink with regular detergent, hang or dry flat, and finish by steam pressing to restore the softness and shine.
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We had an exciting first year at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond (VA) 53rd Annual Craft + Design Show in 2017. The Loominarias booth won the Best Booth Design! Such an honor at a wonderful show.
We are happy to be showing again at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond 2018 54th Annual Craft + Design Show, November 16-18. Pass the word and tell your friends!
This year we are also honored to be included in the Artful Home web site where you will see selected work from Loominarias. This is like a high-end art show online with artists from all over the country. A great place to shop for unique art work and apparel by fine artists.
And, of course, you can view our Gallery page to see the full line of scarves currently in stock.
Carrie May is now selling her hand-dyed Tencel scarf warps online!
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Available in 3.5 and 7-yard lengths, these warps have 208 ends with a cross at both ends. The 3.5-yard warp, sleyed at 24 epi, can produce an 8" wide scarf woven 85" long (plus fringe). The 7-yard warp can produce 2 scarves. You can also put 2 warps together in the reed to create a wider scarf or shawl, or mix in solid color stripes to create a beautiful effect. Or split the 3.5-yard warp in half and weave two 4" wide scarves.
View the many scarves on this web site to see handwoven examples.
Contact Carrie at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.