Process

Process

Cloth is made of a collection of movements performed over time – thread is wound over and under, measured, wound, unwound. Time is a repeating element in this laborious process where a finished textile begins as a single thread.

As an essential part of our daily lives, cloth has often become divorced from its origins – made in far away factories (under dubious labour), we no longer often have the same kind of appreciation for cloth that we used to when it was more precious: an expensive commodity or a laborious homespun craft.

Below are images of the process of weaving as I know it.