Monthly Archive: March 2021

Paired needle Coptic

I made a journal last week with Vintage Page Design’s group, led by Ali Manning. It was a good experience. I’ve done this binding before but felt a refresher from a different teacher would...

Mask 3

I had fabric strips left over from the boat basket so I thought I would try them as weft. I am feeling a lot more comfortable with the steps of making these masks. It’s...

Sheila Hicks on making

“Do you cook?” she asked me. “No,” I said. “Do you garden?” “No.” “Do you sew?” “No.” I blushed, unsure how to justify myself and suddenly reconsidering my life choices. “Well, you see,” Hicks...

Boat Basket

I finished another fabric coil basket. This one has a title: “Many Winter Mornings.” I got tired of going around and around and was glad to wrap this one up. I like the red...

Dye stuff

I am reluctant to dye, even though I have been saving dye stuff all winter. Something about dyeing in the winter, when the weather is cold and the winds are fierce. I should just...