Category Archives: Weave

In Memoriam

Much of my fiber work is re-work. Repurposing worn out objects, remaking things from estate sales, using up yarns that were intended for another purpose. At sixty-one I find myself surprised at how many pieces of my work are memorial … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Weave | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Aranas y #/*!! Polillos : A Weaver’s Dilemma

This is a post from 2014, never published because I can’t get good photos. But the sentiments remain. My studio has never been airtight. It is old and the windows don’t fit tightly and even if I didn’t weave with … Continue reading

Posted in Weave | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Pleasure trumps exhaustion.

Woke up today to a post from one of my sisters who had seen facebook photos of my weaving class at Super Cool Summer School in Kentfield. Hope the link lets you see the smiling faces of  seven brand new … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting, Teaching, Uncategorized, Weave | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Dancing with the threads- translation: don’t push the river

In the three times I heard my friend Rocío give a presentation on the Tintes Naturales Project, ( see prior post), there was one line that never failed to elicit a response from the audience. She did a good job … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Weave | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

WARP and cochineal and friendship

What a fabulous week!! First my new friend Rocío came from Mexico and with a group of good friends who gathered at my house I learned more about the wonderful Tintes Naturales project she worked on (and blogged about) last year. … Continue reading

Posted in Dyeing, Fair Trade, Weave | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Photoshow

So many months and so little blogging. This blog was supposed to help me keep track of my progress as a maker, a weaver, a fiber artist and teacher. My resolutions for the past two years have been to make … Continue reading

Posted in Basket, Dyeing, Uncategorized, Weave | Leave a comment

Smatterings

It’s been a good week.  Finally back at the loom and working on weavers bum I’m afraid. If you live in the Bay Area, make sure to see the de Young Museum Navajo exhibit which runs through Jan 4, 2015.  … Continue reading

Posted in Weave | Tagged , , | Leave a comment