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Learning Loom Weaving - My Latest Craft Obsession 

New Crafts Obsession should be a “thing.” I often find myself obsessively lusting after different crafts. Both crafts I already do and those I yearn to do. 682 more words

A Date with the Creative Muse

In The Artist’s Way, author Julia Cameron talks about “artist dates”.  These are special times that you set aside for yourself to go off in search of inspiration, to be with your creative muse.  447 more words

Tapestry Weaving

And now for something a little bit different...

Since I finished off a couple of scarves recently, I decided that it was time to try something a little bit different.

I’m going to work on a small tapestry. 312 more words


iris and pine in wool

I finished a new weaving piece last week. It was a very interesting project with some challenges but I love the interplay of the 5 colors in the final scarf. 29 more words

Divine Intervention

It all started with a little black book filled with cloth samples and drafts – my grandfather’s sample book.  I’ve been moving it with me since his death in 1976. 650 more words


How We Work

The Winthrop Gallery put up a new show this week, with the official opening on Saturday.  Open to all members, it is titled “How We Work:  Winthrop Gallery artists & the creative process.”  Those of us who submitted a piece or two were asked to provide a statement to be mounted on the wall, which could include photographs.  110 more words