Category Archives: Other’s Efforts

How Many Golden Orb-Weaving Spiders Does it Take to Weave and 11 by 4 Foot Tapestry?


Answer: One Million!
How long did it take? 4 years
How many people worked on it? 80 (I think those were just the number of people it took to collect the spider silk!)

Back in October, I got a real weaving treat. I went to the Natural History Museum in … Continue Reading…

Also posted in On the Road, Other's Efforts, Techniques

The Upside of Swine Flu

Well, I slipped WAY under the weather. Since I have had my seasonal flu shot, I know this must be the other. So instead of flying to Memphis to teach a workshop, I am tucked up in my cozy nest awaiting the delivery of some health restoring food from HealeoContinue Reading…

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Gary has Visitors


Today Syne Mitchell and her son Kai came by to weave a bit of Mary Meigs Atwater’s Horoscope Weaving. What a treat and an honor! Gary invited Kai to be the first boy to weave on him. Since I will be using this warp to cut up for swatches … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Entertainment, Kits, Other's Efforts, Weaving Philosophy

INSPIRED BY BONNIE


Even if you only have a table loom and a terrible cold, you can still create a beautiful Color Horoscope Weaving.

“-I really enjoyed selecting my color pallet for Bonnie’s horoscope workshop. I started my warp color choices with a copper scheme and then followed that by using a copper … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Color Horoscope Weaving, Other's Efforts, Workshops

Award!

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Peg has done me the honor of nominating me for the Kreativ Blogger award.

Accepting this award means following some rules:

  1. copy the Kreativ Blogger award to your blog
  2. put a link to the person from whom you received the award
  3. nominate 8 other blogs and
  4. link to them
  5. then
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Also posted in Other's Efforts, Promotion

Sock-A-Doodle-Do!


Here are some lovely socks that have come to live with me! Did I ever mention how much I love hand-knit socks? I don’t know anything about these socks except they fit me perfectly and they were made by Erin. If you want to know the specs, pop over to … Continue Reading…

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INSPIRED BY BONNIE

Theresa Davies recently bought a kit from me. These are her words:

Here is all 12 feet of the rug loosely based on the horoscope gamp. I had a lot of fun with this.

I did have to do some creative interpretation, as some colors I didn’t have a lot Continue Reading…

Also posted in Inspired By Bonnie, Other's Efforts

The Other Mary Black

I can’t imagine that anyone who reads my blog doesn’t also read and listen to WeaveCast, but just in case you haven’t and don’t…I would like to plug the current episode “The Other Mary Black”.
Since I am also the sponsor of this episode (#34) and was interviewed on … Continue Reading…

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More Finding the Colors Within

A VIRTUAL QUILT CREATED BY THE WHIDBEY WEAVERS GUILD

Several years ago I taught the workshop FINDING THE COLORS WITHIN. I asked for a scanned copy of each students’ woven collages. There were 64 woven collages, each one measuring 4″ x 4″. They actually were 4″ x 5″, but I

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Also posted in Ideas, Other's Efforts, Teaching, Techniques

INSPIRED BY BONNIE

Thanks to clear directions from Bonnie, complete with helpful hints, I loved working on this shawl. You can see it pictured here on a stereo speaker sculpture designed by my husband, Fred. I am allowing the speaker to model the shawl for Bonnie’s archive because I simply never remember to Continue Reading…

Also posted in Color Horoscope Weaving, Kits, Other's Efforts