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Mother Nature's Loom (tanka - American sentence)

(tanka)

toiling with patience
a chef d’oeurvre was created
muse des beaux arts
etched meticulously,
ages before the Big Bang

(An American sentence)

Trees stood in reverence at a masterpiece woven with magenta threads. 29 more words

WhisperingInsights

Woven landscape

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This summer I’ve spent several hours learning new weaving skills: Choosing a picture/painting to develop a tapestry, trying a more realistic style, using different textures to interpret things closer or far, something small or big, something smooth or rough. 59 more words

Work

Every day a challenge

Every day a challenge. I have been busy learning how to make my website that is supposedly so easy but has not been.

I have updated my zazzle site with my ‘Birds of Panama’ mola photos, and have even had  a few sales there, someone made a tie with my birds, but usually they have gone on phone covers, luggage tags and magnets. 473 more words

Life In The Slow Lane

The Eye of the Needle Ashmolean Museum Oxford

Amazing pearls from the 17th century were viewed today with magnifying glasses on embroideries from the Feller Collection at Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. The standout piece of the whole Eye of the Needle collection was The Judgement of Paris © M & E Feller. 175 more words

Art

Woven Women tapestries- Seven Ravens

The story, The Seven Ravens, by the Brothers Grimm inspired me to weave a tapestry.

I have been working on it for more than 5 months, and I am thrilled to have finally (!!!) finished it!!!! 94 more words

Weaving & Handwoven

Does size really matter?

I’m still sofa bound thanks to my trip down the stairs last weekend, and there has been little I can do weaving-wise. But it has given me time to try to mould this post which I’ve had in mind for a goodly while. 856 more words

Medieval Museum Paris

One of my favourite periods of western history is Medieval.  Not sure why as it also sounds so brutal.   The documented evidence of dress are the statues and manuscripts.   71 more words

Photography