JULIE ARTHUR

Pre-1000 AD Anglo-Saxon language referred to women as wif-man.  I am a "Weaving Wif-Man".

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Julie Arthur has been weaving since 1972 when she took a class at the University of Minnesota. She quickly fell in love with the process and the art. A second class was taken but since then, learning has been from experience except for one short class in 2011 on rep weaving.

 

In 1973 a friend explained the art of spinning. After a year of working on a drop spindle, an Ashford wheel was procured.  Naturally what followed was learning the basics of dyeing the yarns that were created. 

 

The studio is filled with yarns, looms, and all the tools of the trade. From that chaos emerges woven objects such as rugs, scarves, shrugs, and shawls many made from hand-dyed threads or hand-spun wools. Each year new techniques are tried, old patterns redone while gathering inspiration from the nature surrounding her home. 

 

Julie has many interests including family, canoeing, hiking, and gardening.  She lives with her husband and weaves on the north shore of Lake Superior that she has adopted as her home.

Please look at the galleries. Custom orders are welcome to create an item that is special to you. 

 

GARMENT GALLERY

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Rusty Shawl
Rusty Shawl
Lavender shawl
Lavender shawl
vshawl hand spun alpaca
vshawl hand spun alpaca
Shawl in greens
Shawl in greens
Tencel scarf
Tencel scarf
Handspun wool and tencel scarf
Handspun wool and tencel scarf
Silk and Tencel scarf
Silk and Tencel scarf
Handspun wool and tencel scarf
Handspun wool and tencel scarf
Tencel Scarf
Tencel Scarf
Silk, Cashmere and tencel scarf
Silk, Cashmere and tencel scarf
wool and tencel scarf
wool and tencel scarf
scarves blues
scarves blues
scarf reds
scarf reds
silk overshot shawl
silk overshot shawl
silk sweater jacket
silk sweater jacket
triangle poncho
triangle poncho
Shawl in greens
Shawl in greens
snowdyed_shrug
snowdyed_shrug
JA-46
JA-46
shrug snow dyed multi color 2
shrug snow dyed multi color 2
blue shrug
blue shrug
hand painted scarf
hand painted scarf
Snow dyed blue shrug
Snow dyed blue shrug
Snow dyed rust shrug
Snow dyed rust shrug
Snow dyed scarves
Snow dyed scarves
snow dyed purple scarf
snow dyed purple scarf
hoodie scarf
hoodie scarf
Painted scarf - multi color
Painted scarf - multi color
Twisted shrug dyed in purples
Twisted shrug dyed in purples
Painted scarf - multi color
Painted scarf - multi color
Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - handspun alpca
Painted scarf - handspun alpca
Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - rusts
Painted scarf - rusts
V-shawl in handspun & hand dyed alpaca
V-shawl in handspun & hand dyed alpaca
V-Shael in rayon
V-Shael in rayon
Hand painted V-Shawl
Hand painted V-Shawl
Twisted shrug - tans
Twisted shrug - tans
Hand spun hand dyed afghan
Hand spun hand dyed afghan
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Rusty Shawl
Rusty Shawl
Lavender shawl
Lavender shawl
vshawl hand spun alpaca
vshawl hand spun alpaca
Shawl in greens
Shawl in greens
Tencel scarf
Tencel scarf
Handspun wool and tencel scarf
Handspun wool and tencel scarf
Silk and Tencel scarf
Silk and Tencel scarf
Handspun wool and tencel scarf
Handspun wool and tencel scarf
Tencel Scarf
Tencel Scarf
Silk, Cashmere and tencel scarf
Silk, Cashmere and tencel scarf
wool and tencel scarf
wool and tencel scarf
scarves blues
scarves blues
scarf reds
scarf reds
silk overshot shawl
silk overshot shawl
silk sweater jacket
silk sweater jacket
triangle poncho
triangle poncho
Shawl in greens
Shawl in greens
snowdyed_shrug
snowdyed_shrug
JA-46
JA-46
shrug snow dyed multi color 2
shrug snow dyed multi color 2
blue shrug
blue shrug
hand painted scarf
hand painted scarf
Snow dyed blue shrug
Snow dyed blue shrug
Snow dyed rust shrug
Snow dyed rust shrug
Snow dyed scarves
Snow dyed scarves
snow dyed purple scarf
snow dyed purple scarf
hoodie scarf
hoodie scarf
Painted scarf - multi color
Painted scarf - multi color
Twisted shrug dyed in purples
Twisted shrug dyed in purples
Painted scarf - multi color
Painted scarf - multi color
Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - handspun alpca
Painted scarf - handspun alpca
Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - rusts
Painted scarf - rusts
V-shawl in handspun & hand dyed alpaca
V-shawl in handspun & hand dyed alpaca
V-Shael in rayon
V-Shael in rayon
Hand painted V-Shawl
Hand painted V-Shawl
Twisted shrug - tans
Twisted shrug - tans
Hand spun hand dyed afghan
Hand spun hand dyed afghan
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HOME GALLERY

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Towel Collection
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Halvdrall_runners
Apron
Bound Weave Rug
Sun, the moon & stars afghan in black ha
Bound weave rug
BOUND WEAVE
leather rug
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leather rug
Sun, the moon & the stars afghan
weaving 7.15.13 046
Blue and white rep weave runner
boundweave northern lights
bound weave rug
Black & while rep weave runner
boundweave blues
black & white runner
black white boundweave
boundweave desert
Bound Weave rug made from hand spun wool
Square Krokbragd
bown_towel_rug
blue_windows_boundweave
dyed_sheet_rag
multi_krobragd
arthur bound weave rusts
red_black_rep
desert_krokbragd
Rep weave lake & trees
Rep weave in purples
leather rug browns
Krokbragd  in natural handspun
arthur pendelton rug
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