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Textile Travels


Well howdy everyone. I’m just ending my first week here in the studio without Jane. It’s been weird and I miss her a lot. I was pretty nervous at first but am actually finding out that I know a lot more that I thought I did. Whew! I’ve heard from her a couple times. As […]

Weaving, Workshops and Contemplations


Jane left Wednesday for Vancouver where she is teaching her Weaving in the Maiwa Tradition workshop. Her students are learning double weave, cording, double width, fringe on four sides, denting with elasticized silk and some contemplations on the Zen of plain weave. Her inspirations come from Maiwa’s elegant and ingenious textiles. In November we have […]

Fall is a Festival of Colour


  Well, the Equinox has come and gone. The days are getting shorter and colder and the studio driveway is strewn with the burnt orange of fallen leaves. We are surrounded by the yellows, reds, greens and browns of the changing season. So much material for inspiration! One of our dear friends, Rita John sent […]

Gibsons


Well, Gibsons Fibre Festival has come and gone. For a while it seemed that this might be the last one too, but from the sounds of it, the word went out at the right time. Before the festival everyone knew they might never get the chance to come back which seemed to create concern and […]

A Few notes and a Joke


Last week was awesome. On Monday, 7 students participated in a one day seminar called “Honing Your Basic Weaving Skills”. We went over making warps quickly, efficiently and most importantly, VERY WELL. Then we dressed a loom Back to Front and discussed the pro and cons to the many methods of warping looms. Bobbin winding […]

May 28


Well, everyone thinks I should have a blog. Apparently I am entertaining, inspirational and best of all, funny. Even the guy who is trying to optimize my website says it is a good idea. Last night as I thought about it, I had brilliant ideas that flowed effortlessly as I sipped my wine. Obviously my […]

My First Blog


At Christmas time we always exchange magazines. My son Eben bought me an Organic Living magazine. On Christmas morning I looked in my stocking and found this magazine that looked kind of interesting, and then I HAD to make the comment: “Hmmm, this is just full of advertising and marketing!” Eben, slightly offended, retorted with: […]