100 days project 10 – 18

Still going. Feeling more relaxed and exploratory, although mostly into documenting the colors I have in various palettes and maybe a foray into mixing, A light goal, besides finishing the 100 days, is to...

Zati mask

A feeling of accomplishment – I’ve wanted to weave a mask like this for years, since I first saw it in Susan Barrett Merrill’s book The Art of Weaving a Life. It has taken...

Saffron Weave Along

A three-week weaving project on the Mirrix Saffron loom, led by Claudia Chase. I learned some new techniques and practiced some familiar ones. New: pick and pick, soumack knotting, four-selvedge weaving. Familiar: weaving in...

Valentine’s Day

After seeing Jude’s old heart, I wanted to make something similar. I didn’t get close, but I got somewhere. There are actually three hearts in the strip and they are light purple. I photographed...

Lunar New Year sun

A strange becalmed feeling this February. A year into the pandemic. Snow staying on the ground, encouraged by the cold. I try to walk every day, usually in the woods, not too far. I...

100 days project

I’m painting a watercolor circle every day for 100 days. It’s a tiny commitment that so far is bringing a lot of joy.

Thread basket

The base is red, then I started with blue fabric as the sides curved up. I wanted more red visible, so added another band. The top coil features a white scrap with a red...