Category: weaving

Odd jobs

I don’t feel like I did very much today. I worked at the computer for a few hours, which never feels like I have much to show for it. But I also worked on...

A weaving interlude

Weaving is so cool. I really like it, although I feel uneasy with the newness of it and the seemingly vast amount of techniques, lore, and materials out there. Susan Barrett Merrill’s book The...

Amulet

My second weaving project. I have wanted to make this amulet since I bought this loom and book, The Art of Weaving a Life, by Susan Barrett Merrill. I bought it at Fiber College,...

Starting weaving – again

I’ve started weaving at least twice before in my lifetime, but didn’t get very far. Weaving should be simple in theory, but it is really kind of technical with a lot of terminology and...

Blue books – finished!

I finished these little woven spine books which have been languishing in a bag in my studio since the middle of May. Why now? Immobilized with back pain. Today was much better than yesterday....

Mrinalini Mukherjee

Visited New York City yesterday with Suzanne. We saw lots of awe-inspiring artwork, including paintings by my beloved Leonora Carrington and Remedios Varo. But the most compelling work was new to me: the fiber...

weaving journey

I bought a journey loom from Sue Merrill soon after I moved to Maine. Then it languished in the art room because I had much else to do, and I really needed some help...