Category Archives: Color Horoscope Weaving

DANCES WITH CLOTH

—BONNIE TARSES—

DANCES WITH CLOTH

Weaving Magic into a Living Rainbow of Color

First Friday Gallery Night—June 1, 2012, 5:00 to 8:00 PM (and running through June)

Prudential Montana Real Estate

Downtown Missoula

314 No. Higgins

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Also posted in Exhibition, Turned Weft Ikat

Problem Solved

The secret to posting with images is to use Explorer rather than FireFox.

I am trying out various colors and formats to see what I like. I am running into a problem I will soon figure out is how to move the images around. The usual cut and paste doesn’t … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Fiber

Meanwhile Back in the Studio

Yes, it’s true! I still weave!

I can hardly believe this is the first piece I have woven this year. I had forgotten what it was like to weave chenille–the perfect blend of heaven and hell.

When I mentioned to a weaving friend that I was weaving chenille, she said … Continue Reading…

Intentional Design Workshop with Central Coast Weavers

Finally, some words and images to go along with the wonderful memories of my California sojourn to San Luis Obispo and Atascadero (where the workshop was held). I apologize for the lack of images, but I got so involved I forgot to take out my camera to show the outside … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Teaching, Workshops

Chenille, My Old Friend

Here I am having taught 2 workshop already this year, about to teach one this weekend (all 3 local), and preparing to head down to San Luis Obispo to teach a new (in name and focus) workshop called INTENTIONAL DESIGN. I will talk more about this in another post, but … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Fiber, Teaching

Happy Halloween from the Photo Archives


BONNIE BOLDLY FACES THE MILLENNIUM


I’ve been thinking about masks during the season of costumes, and I recall a phase of my weaving journey full of masks–the last years of the 20th century. (It seems so long ago).

There are many tutorials on YouTube on how to make a plaster … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Photo Archives

Just Our Yarn Does it Again!


Several years ago, I came upon a lovely yarn company—JUST OUR YARN.

I wove a couple of delicious horoscope weavings and made some delightful wrappings with the yarn. I even overdyed in Turned Weft Ikat, and then I put the rest of the yarn away (I knew I had … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Fiber, Other's Efforts

Cuttin’ Off Missoula



GOOD NEWS! The downstairs neighbor cannot hear me weaving !

MORE GOOD NEWS! Another weaving off the loom!

What can I say?!

Like bubbles, the cashmere yarn rises up to celebrate!

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Also posted in Recycled Cashmere

So I Cranked Up the Air Con



And pulled out the recycled cashmere

And started winding another warp—Missoula’s horoscope. (use the date and time of the founding of any place)

But this time I tried something just a little different. A couple of years ago, a student (Karen Driscoll) said to me during a Color Horoscope Weaving … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Teaching, Turned Weft Ikat

Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch…er Apartment



Will weaving in the new studio bother the neighbor? Will I be comfortable in a more confined space? What do I want to weave?



I always think it is a good idea to eliminate as many variables as possible, so I thought Gandhi’s horoscope weaving was —well, peaceful at the … Continue Reading…

Also posted in In the Studio