I am stepping out of the box with this combination, trusting that what is seen only in my mind’s eye will have an extraordinary impact. This warp will become towels for my daughter Melody. I chose cottolin threads in colors that remind me of the colorfully painted homes we saw on our visit to Chile a few years ago when Melody was living there. Aqua, light poppy, marigold, and orchid.
We trust what we can see—a chair to hold us, and an airplane to fly us. But unseen things are also part of our trust—the chair maker’s glue, and the air that aerodynamic engineers depend on. Earth and heaven, seen and unseen. Jesus, seen on earth, made the unseen God visible. Trust the unseen.
May you step out of the box.
10 thoughts on “Melody Towels”
every week you remind me to trust God. and i can’t wait to see these towels. thank you. ellen
Good Morning Ellen, Trusting God is a daily, weekly, yearly adventure, isn’t it?
Beautiful colors. They remind me of summer..
Hi Nannette, I’m excited to see how these colors work together!
I look forward to seeing the woven cloth, with the pattern you have chosen.
Hi Lynette, It’s nice to hear from you. I think this will be very interesting to weave. I’m glad you are following along.
Oh my! What a beautiful color scheme you have chosen for these towels. What color(s) will you weave with? Are you using plain weave, twill, basket ….? Will there be bands of color or will the warp do the “talking”? Thank you taking me on your journey. Your work is always inspiring as are your words.
Hi Ruth, I’m glad you like this color scheme! I’m really fond of it, too. I will make decisions about about the weft when I do some sampling with different colors. I’d like to try out several options to see what I like the best. This will be another doubleweave with two plain weave layers, but this time I’m using 12 shafts–my first time to use 12 shafts.
Thanks so much!
Wow! I like the color combination! I am also excited to be on this journey with you, Karen.
And I frequently need to be reminded to trust in God. Your message is appreciated.
Hi Annie, This reminder to trust in God is something I need to hear every day. We’re all in this together.