We can't all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by. Will Rogers So this post is me sitting on the curb and applauding for Andreas Möeller: http://www.moeller-hamburg.com/a/75-Flying-8-A-New-School-Of-Weaving.html I initially gravitated
“weaving for me should be the process of transforming the weft into accumulated space replacing the vanishing of time” Chiyoko Tanaka
I found these images on these websites: http://browngrotta.com/pages/tanaka.php and http://modernistaesthetic.blogspot.com/2014/02/chiyoko-tanaka.html and I found them crushingly beautiful. They are textiles by the artist Chiyoko Tanaka whose artist's statement includes the following: For me the act of weaving, as the weft threads accumulate one by
Last Wednesday our guild had Lisa Scull from the RISD (Rhode Island School of Design) Textiles Department as a presenter. She is a senior critic and the head of the Jacquard Department. The loom below is the RISD jacquard. If
Life Has been such a crazy whirlwind of good things and heartbreak lately that I hope Shaw is correct - because then I might be learning something . . . We lost our sweet Doolie last week from congestive heart failure.
Oh no - another "philosophical" blog post. Sorry, I can't help it. Aprons have been absorbing me in an unexpected way. I had to dig out a program called "Apron Strings" that I did for my guild a couple of years
Jeanetta Jones giving Eunice Smith her Master Weaver Certificate in 1965 Since the holidays I have been working furiously on a presentation for the Handweavers' Guild of Connecticut which I just completed yesterday. It was a fabulous day. I gave a
“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. If you’re making mistakes, you’re doing something,”― Neil Gaiman I love this thought. And I want to keep it in mind for the new year. Now for another holiday mishmash entry. During