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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

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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

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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

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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

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A gift of love

For a decade now I have been offering my siblings a handwoven 50th birthday present. Yes they all got gifts in the 80s and then most of them got handwoven wedding gifts and baby blankets, but half century birthdays are … Continue reading

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The upside of getting a cold

I’ve been traveling for work always seem to get a cold after flying.  I could barely fall asleep last night because of my cough, so why do I think there’s an upside to getting sick? No one wants to be … Continue reading

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Gratitude: A diary of creating my (third or fourth) career

Eight months ago I asked the universe (and my friends) for weaving students and I am full of gratitude that it really is happening. After 33 years as a weaver, I am now also a teacher. My blog, my advertising … Continue reading

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