Category Archives: Photography

Salish Peace

I went off to weave and left my image card in the computer. I snapped pics merrily, and now they are trapped in the camera until I can retrieve the chord that plugs into my camera with USB port to the computer. But there were some juicy pics I can’t … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Photoshop, Rambling, Tips and Tricks

New Camera, New House, New Class, New Show

But not necessarily in that order!

First let me mention my upcoming class at John C Campbell Folk School. The class runs from Sunday September 16th- Saturday September 22nd and is called Color Horoscope Weaving—the Ultimate Color Experience. (INTERESTINGLY AS I AM WRITING THIS, I SEE A DOUBLE RAINBOW … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Color Horoscope Weaving, Moving, Promotion, Teaching, Workshops

Origami Boxorama


In searching for the perfect little square box to house the 72 mini self portraits, I recalled some little folded boxes I learned to make at a Seattle Weavers Guild (hands-on) meeting. Interestingly enough, I brought one with me in my recent move. I must have known I would need … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Ideas, Photoshop

Words Cannot Describe…..


There is so much to “tell”, but I am starting off with the “show” part—enjoy!

These are the last 5 pictures in the series, something besides me decided I am supposed to show the last pictures first.

From the natural-dyed silk warp to the recycled cashmere weft, each thread was … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Color Horoscope Weaving, Garden of 1000 Buddhas, Ideas

Happy Birthday to Me!

I’m weaving away on my Birthday. (and it is going along really well!). One of the very best things about ikat-like warps in plain weave is the delight in watching a design unfold. Since I never make a sketch ahead of time, I am surprised at every inch, so much … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Greeting Cards, Ideas, Photoshop, Woven Words

Best Effort


I am calling this good. Bear and blanket will get shipped off tomorrow. Gary is waving goodbye. (for now)

Tomorrow I will present was is going on Gary the loom, who has not been idle for a minute.

Also posted in Color Horoscope Weaving, Kits

Getting Cl;oser

Just a few tweaks, and I think I’ll have a picture I will be happy with.


In this one, I altered the color and contrast a bit, but I don’t know if it really is an improvement. Irene, of Cotton Clouds suggested I straighten Gary’s bow tie. It’s funny the … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Photoshop

Gary Visits Gary

The Great Gary Grr Bear has flown up from Arizona to do a photo shoot. Before I could turn around, Gary the Bear had leaped up on Gary the Loom. I decided to wait until daylight to attempt to take some enticing pictures.

The picture below is NOT one of … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Color Horoscope Weaving, Kits

Bear Hunt

Now that the baby blanket is all ready to ship to Cotton Clouds (except for creating an enticing picture of blanket with teddy bear). Who has a teddy bear? It turns out that my neighbor down the hall has one, although this adorable bear just isn’t right. The perfect bear … Continue Reading…

Also posted in Color Horoscope Weaving, Kits