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
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Lavender shawl
Lavender shawl
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vshawl hand spun alpaca
vshawl hand spun alpaca
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Shawl in greens
Shawl in greens
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Tencel scarf
Tencel scarf
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Handspun wool and tencel scarf
Handspun wool and tencel scarf
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Silk and Tencel scarf
Silk and Tencel scarf
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Handspun wool and tencel scarf
Handspun wool and tencel scarf
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Tencel Scarf
Tencel Scarf
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Silk, Cashmere and tencel scarf
Silk, Cashmere and tencel scarf
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wool and tencel scarf
wool and tencel scarf
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scarves blues
scarves blues
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scarf reds
scarf reds
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silk overshot shawl
silk overshot shawl
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silk sweater jacket
silk sweater jacket
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triangle poncho
triangle poncho
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Shawl in greens
Shawl in greens
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snowdyed_shrug
snowdyed_shrug
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JA-46
JA-46
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shrug snow dyed multi color 2
shrug snow dyed multi color 2
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blue shrug
blue shrug
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hand painted scarf
hand painted scarf
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Snow dyed blue shrug
Snow dyed blue shrug
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Snow dyed rust shrug
Snow dyed rust shrug
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Snow dyed scarves
Snow dyed scarves
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snow dyed purple scarf
snow dyed purple scarf
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hoodie scarf
hoodie scarf
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Painted scarf - multi color
Painted scarf - multi color
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Twisted shrug dyed in purples
Twisted shrug dyed in purples
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Painted scarf - multi color
Painted scarf - multi color
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Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - multi colored
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Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - multi colored
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Painted scarf - handspun alpca
Painted scarf - handspun alpca
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Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - multi colored
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Painted scarf - rusts
Painted scarf - rusts
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V-shawl in handspun & hand dyed alpaca
V-shawl in handspun & hand dyed alpaca
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V-Shael in rayon
V-Shael in rayon
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Hand painted V-Shawl
Hand painted V-Shawl
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Twisted shrug - tans
Twisted shrug - tans
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Hand spun hand dyed afghan
Hand spun hand dyed afghan
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Rusty Shawl
Rusty Shawl
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Lavender shawl
Lavender shawl
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vshawl hand spun alpaca
vshawl hand spun alpaca
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Shawl in greens
Shawl in greens
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Tencel scarf
Tencel scarf
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Handspun wool and tencel scarf
Handspun wool and tencel scarf
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Silk and Tencel scarf
Silk and Tencel scarf
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Handspun wool and tencel scarf
Handspun wool and tencel scarf
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Tencel Scarf
Tencel Scarf
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Silk, Cashmere and tencel scarf
Silk, Cashmere and tencel scarf
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wool and tencel scarf
wool and tencel scarf
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scarves blues
scarves blues
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scarf reds
scarf reds
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silk overshot shawl
silk overshot shawl
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silk sweater jacket
silk sweater jacket
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triangle poncho
triangle poncho
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Shawl in greens
Shawl in greens
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snowdyed_shrug
snowdyed_shrug
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JA-46
JA-46
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shrug snow dyed multi color 2
shrug snow dyed multi color 2
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blue shrug
blue shrug
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hand painted scarf
hand painted scarf
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Snow dyed blue shrug
Snow dyed blue shrug
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Snow dyed rust shrug
Snow dyed rust shrug
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Snow dyed scarves
Snow dyed scarves
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snow dyed purple scarf
snow dyed purple scarf
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hoodie scarf
hoodie scarf
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Painted scarf - multi color
Painted scarf - multi color
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Twisted shrug dyed in purples
Twisted shrug dyed in purples
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Painted scarf - multi color
Painted scarf - multi color
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Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - multi colored
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Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - multi colored
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Painted scarf - handspun alpca
Painted scarf - handspun alpca
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Painted scarf - multi colored
Painted scarf - multi colored
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Painted scarf - rusts
Painted scarf - rusts
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V-shawl in handspun & hand dyed alpaca
V-shawl in handspun & hand dyed alpaca
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V-Shael in rayon
V-Shael in rayon
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Hand painted V-Shawl
Hand painted V-Shawl
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Twisted shrug - tans
Twisted shrug - tans
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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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Northern Lights Halvdrall_edited_edited.
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Halvdrall_runners
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Apron
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Bound Weave Rug
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Sun, the moon & stars afghan in black ha
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Bound weave rug
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BOUND WEAVE
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leather rug
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leather rug
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Sun, the moon & the stars afghan
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weaving 7.15.13 046
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Blue and white rep weave runner
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boundweave northern lights
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bound weave rug
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Black & while rep weave runner
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boundweave blues
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black & white runner
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black white boundweave
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boundweave desert
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Bound Weave rug made from hand spun wool
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Square Krokbragd
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bown_towel_rug
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blue_windows_boundweave
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dyed_sheet_rag
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multi_krobragd
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arthur bound weave rusts
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red_black_rep
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desert_krokbragd
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Rep weave lake & trees
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Rep weave in purples
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leather rug browns
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Krokbragd  in natural handspun
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arthur pendelton rug
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