Carol Rajala Johnson | Studio Tupla
Seeing the cloth come into existence as the shuttle is passed back and forth never ceases to fascinate and inspire me.
Carol Rajala Johnson | Studio Tupla
Seeing the cloth come into existence as the shuttle is passed back and forth never ceases to fascinate and inspire me.
Carol Rajala Johnson | Studio Tupla
Seeing the cloth come into existence as the shuttle is passed back and forth never ceases to fascinate and inspire me.
Carol Rajala Johnson | Studio Tupla
Seeing the cloth come into existence as the shuttle is passed back and forth never ceases to fascinate and inspire me.

Carol Rajala Johnson | Studio Tupla

About Me:

My desire to create cloth stems from an early interest in sewing. In my younger days I made a good deal of my own clothes, even some original designs. But I gradually found myself focusing less on the item I was making, and more on the fabric itself. I would carefully follow the paths of the individual threads, and soon I began to see how the different ways they intertwine and interlace could affect the qualities of the cloth as a whole. I felt compelled to learn more, and to weave the cloth myself.

After taking a few introductory classes in handweaving, I have been largely self-taught. Seeing the cloth come into existence as the shuttle is passed back and forth never ceases to fascinate and inspire me. I particularly love how the many facets of weaving engage and challenge both the right and left brain, and how all of the elements of fiber, color, structure and finishing technique are brought together to produce excellent cloth well suited to its purpose.

The most enjoyable part of this craft journey is sharing the process with the people one encounters along the way. My husband, Craig Johnson (woodworker), and I live and work in our small home in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA. We invite you to stop by for a visit.
Please go to our website to begin a conversation with us about your next piece or to make an appointment to visit the studio.
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Email: carol@studiotupla.com
Website: http://studiotupla.com/
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The most enjoyable part of this craft journey is conversing with the people one meets along the way. My husband, Craig Johnson (woodworker), and I live and work in our small home in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA. We look forward to your visit.

Carol Rajala Johnson | Studio Tupla

Did you know...

My first floor loom was originally owned by a couple who were preparing for the Y2K disaster that never materialized. They were happy not to have to create their textiles from scratch after all, and I am grateful to be able to weave on a beautiful loom under much happier circumstances.


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