Lucille

Lucille Crighton’s colourful line of sumptuous jackets, vests and scarves are intricately handwoven using a mixture of exciting yarns. With fibre as her palette, Lucille continues to explore new ideas. 

Inspired by nature, art, historical and contemporary textiles, she weaves her web in a rainbow of vibrant and complex combinations.
 
Lucille works from her Toronto studio designing and weaving one-of-a-kind handwoven garments for a private clientele, select crafts shows and galleries.
 
In 2006 Lucille Crighton was inducted into the One of a Kind Show, Hall of Fame.

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For the 16-shaft warp faced fabrics the colours & textures are designed on a cardboard reeling. The patterns for these fabrics are designed using the computer.  Then the yarn is wound onto the loom and threaded, ready for weaving.

 

The weft-faced fabric is designed on a 4-shaft loom, balancing colour, value, and texture while weaving and using up to 30 different yarns in one jacket.


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Jacket prices range from $750 to $995 Canadian.