Tag Archives: Basket

Not every idea works

Last week I utterly and completely failed to create a seaweed basket. Walking on the beach on our last day on Orcas Island, I saw a dotted white seaweed so transparent I thought it was a piece of a jelly … Continue reading

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Golden Gate Weavers is the oldest weaving guild in CA (1938) and recently we have been doing public exhibits. This summer we have an exhibit of weaving at the Nature Center in Tilden Park. They asked us to weave with … Continue reading

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Mayan Hands Baskets

I’ll be selling Mayan Hands Textiles and Baskets at the San Francisco de Young Museum Fair Trade Sale August 2-3, 2013.

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Weaving sisterhood (and brotherhood)

This past weekend was the fabulous Conference of Northern California Handweavers (CNCH) conference in sunny Squaw Valley. My partner kept commenting on my “earthy” community and truly, urban or rural, there is an earthmother quality to people who love fiber … Continue reading

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Making My Life Visible

This morning I finished a little covered coil basket. It’s a gift for someone who has helped me through difficult times and so it’s more symbolic than a functional work. I am currently dividing my fiber work into “craft” which … Continue reading

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Reflections on a basket

Life intervened today (son moving) and I didn’t get back to my frustrating warping.  I did mend an old curtain, but somehow mending does not meet my quota for “fiber time”. I continued work on a basket I started last … Continue reading

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