Jonathan Christopher: “The most challenging piece to make was a jacket (pictured) I wove myself out of UV-sensitive yarn, fur, raffia, and wool. It took a long time to get it right. The main thing was how far apart the warp yarns needed to be to create an open weave, especially because all of the materials reacted differently; the raffia when woven too tightly would bubble, but too loose and it would just fall out.”
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Jonathan Christopher: “The most challenging piece to make was a jacket (pictured) I wove myself out of UV-sensitive yarn, fur, raffia, and wool. It took a long time to get it right. The main thing was how far apart the warp yarns needed to be to create an open weave, especially because all of the materials reacted differently; the raffia when woven too tightly would bubble, but too loose and it would just fall out.”