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 individually selected to correspond to a color sequence unique to HH The Dalai Lama.

You simply have to see and feel this cloth to receive the full impact of the quality.

I will tell you about the finishing process as I move backward in time.

Time is malleable….in weaving

This entry was posted in Color Horoscope Weaving, Garden of 1000 Buddhas, Ideas, Photography.

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    margery meyers haber August 22, 2010 at 4:18 pm #

    Oh, the colors! What a beautiful project, Bonnie.

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    Karla Long August 22, 2010 at 5:05 pm #

    Those of us fortunate to have been able to fondle the fabric can find no words to describe just how scrumptious it feels! The hand is every bit as lovely as the appearance. Thanks for sharing, Bonnie.

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    Sara August 22, 2010 at 5:13 pm #

    Gorgeous fabric, and fabulous venue to weave!

    Can't wait to hear the next installment of the Life and Times of bonnie :).

    All my best,
    Sara

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    BVertner August 23, 2010 at 12:27 am #

    I just ordered your Color Horoscope Weaving through PayPal. The bonnie@bonnietarses.com was returned to me so I used PayPal. I will hold the astrological information until I receive an email from you with correct contact info. Bernice Vertner

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    Bonnie August 23, 2010 at 1:28 am #

    Hi Bernice, I don't know why you didn't receive my email which I wrote to you as soon as I received the paypal notification. My email hasn't changed. I don't know if you will see this message, but I think your computer doesn't want to talk to mine. (I actually sent you 3 emails, and none of them have come back to me)

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    Kelly August 23, 2010 at 10:37 am #

    Absolutely stunning.

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    Peg in South Carolina August 23, 2010 at 4:26 pm #

    Kelly said it best.

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    Anne August 24, 2010 at 12:28 pm #

    This rates as one of the most beautiful fabric I've ever seen.

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    Valerie August 24, 2010 at 8:43 pm #

    Oh, Bonnie…so beautiful!!

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    Lynn Majidimehr August 25, 2010 at 4:12 am #

    Bonnie, it's gorgeous!!! Wish I could see it in person, as I know it would look even better than gorgeous!

    As far as uploading pictures to blogger, the pictures I upload always reverse their order, so I choose them backwards, and also in groups of 5 or less, as it always puts the newer group at the top. Once you have uploaded the first 5 you can upload another 5!

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    Kathleen Faulkner August 26, 2010 at 8:47 pm #

    What beautiful, inspired work. Thank you, Bonnie.