ThistleRoseWeaving

Artisan handwoven table linens, towels and textiles.

Waconia, Minnesota · 725 Sales

ThistleRoseWeaving

Artisan handwoven table linens, towels and textiles.

Waconia, Minnesota 725 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(378)

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Martha

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Announcement   Thistle Rose Weaving features the work of Martha Witcher. I am an independent artisan weaver specializing in fine heirloom quality textiles for your home and hearth.

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Last updated on Jun 6, 2017

Thistle Rose Weaving features the work of Martha Witcher. I am an independent artisan weaver specializing in fine heirloom quality textiles for your home and hearth.

Martha

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Martha

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5 out of 5 stars
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LindaSunshine

LindaSunshine on Jan 22, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

This towel is delightfully unique. I've never seen a pattern quite like this, and the colors pop next to each other. Martha is not only an artist, but has great business sense --- shipping was again prompt, and nicely presented.

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Soft and iridescent scarf just listed in my shop.
Freshly woven towels just listed in my shop.
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About

Welcome to my weaving studio!

My weaving studio can be a zen like place to work. Some days classical music softly plays in the background. On other days a quiet silence with only the sounds of birds outside my windows to disturb the peace. The gentle swish of the shuttle and the quiet thump of the loom's beater as each thread is bumped into place while I weave gives me a chance to reflect on the day and my thoughts.

In the studio my work mates are Pepper a black Standard poodle and Jack our special needs rescue Goldendoodle. Both dogs not only keep the carpet on the floor from flying into space they are also accomplished weaving supervisors with many years of experience under their collars. Standard Poodles and Goldendoodle dogs do not shed which is a plus for a weaver who works with fibers and yarns.

My studio has two looms that are almost always warped with a project that is in the process of being woven. Many bookcases full of weaving books, yarn - lots of yarn, weaving shuttles and collections of various things that catch my fancy give me inspiration and materials to draw from.

The driving need to create something with my own two hands has always guided me through the learning process of teaching myself to weave. Without access to formal weaving programs I am proud to say I am a self taught weaver.

Thistle Rose Weaving is my passion, my delight and a way for me to express and share my love for the traditional arts.

Welcome to my studio.

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  • Martha Witcher

    Owner, Designer, Curator

    Welcome to my weaving studio. I am an independent artisan weaver who works alone in my studio designing and weaving heirloom quality textiles one at a time on traditional floor looms.

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