Leno

I think “Leno” is kinda the worst name for a lace technique ever. Because you don’t think of delicate, sinuous, woven lace; you think of the guy with The Chin. But leno is what they called it. But what is Leno? I’m so glad you asked. So in normal plain weave, every thread crosses the … More Leno

Bench Cushions Redux

Some things are so nice, you make them twice. Sort of. I made these lovely bench cushions early this year. I was super pleased with how they turned out, and they greatly increased the comfort level for the bench-sitting crowd. However, they had a couple of engineering flaws. First, they were not washable. A major … More Bench Cushions Redux