Why oh why??
[gallery link="file"] I just got this piece off the loom and it is hanging to dry. It is a deflected doubleweave shawl in 16/2 bamboo from Brassard et Fil in Quebec. It is 25 inches wide and 80 ish long. It
[gallery link="file"] One of the best things about holidays is how good it feels to go back to the studio afterwards. Even though I had a great holiday spent with immediate & extended family (the only major disappointments/disasters were the absence
[gallery link="file" columns="4"] I couldn’t decide whether the title should be: and pounds to gain . . . and orifices to stuff . . . and carcasses to brine . . . Needless to say, I am a wee bit of a Holiday - a
[gallery link="file" columns="2"] I just got the crackle upholstery fabric off the loom. It needs to be measured, examined for errors and washed. Then I have to learn how to upholster - yikes! Once again, the Master Weaver Certification process has forced
[gallery link="file" columns="2"] I have to blog about something that is always on/in my mind but was brought to the surface by this last mohair project - the creative process. In weaving, calculation, consistency and control are areas that elude me.
[gallery link="file" columns="2"] What is it with me and pelts. I seem to be creating another one. I have this feeling that weaving is somehow encoded in my DNA, that humans have evolved to be connected to textiles, but now I
[gallery link="file"] This shawl, which I just mailed off to my mother as a gift for her mother’s best friend (did you get that?) was one of the first things I wove for my Master Weaver Certificate. It has been at
[gallery link="file"] I just ironed and basted the hems of “Dotty” today before heading down to the New England Fiber Festival at the Big E Fairgrounds. Having been in the world of charcoal & black for the last few days it
Linen Singles & Textile Letters & Nostalgia
[gallery link="file" columns="4"] I am working on the Dotty blanket and threading a loom for my crackle upholstery fabric, but I am contemplating the “linen singles” pillow tops. Fabric? Closures? Flanges? etc. These are all decisions that I need to make.