Category Archives: Intentional Design

After Weaving Peace

I’ve been back home for almost a week. For the first few days, I draped the panels over fences.
Played dress-up

But most of all I have been looking, contemplating, and remembering all the wonderful moments captured in bands of color.
When I first began Weaving Peace, I thought I … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Woven Words

THE MANY SHADES OF PEACE


Above: THE MANY SHADES OF PEACE
An assemblage of wrappings spelling out the word PEACE in English, Salish, and Tibetan. WEAVING PEACE is an ongoing project I will be doing in August at the Hangin Art Gallery and Coffee House in Arlee. Anyone who can make it to Hangin … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Talking Threads, Teaching, Techniques

WEAVING RETREAT

Perhaps Weaving Marathon would have been a better name for this event. After months of playing around with color wrappings, a palette was settled upon and I began winding a warp for a Blessing Blanket for a, soon to be, six year old.
I thought, perhaps, the girl was old … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Blessing Blanket, Recycled Cashmere

What Is Intentional Design Anyway

Begin with a group of friends with a message, a meaning, and/or a desire . Add your favorite colors. Mix, wrap, blend, stir and voila! Intentional Design


Above is my first venture into group art. This piece was created during the Central Coast Weavers Intentional Design Workshop. Each segment is … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Talking Threads, Weaving Philosophy