(warp material, box shape and and warping direction)
to make sure I had my ducks in a row for the June workshop,
(illustrations to show the illustrator of Kids Weaving what I needed her to draw for the book)
knotted pile suddenly seemed like a good idea.
on a cardboard box might be what sunny afternoons are for.
but what a decadent treat to work from the bottom up
and the top down at the same time!
provides other sides of the box for soumak experiments.
an indigo pot suddenly seemed like a good idea.
she might as well go all the way and weave with roving.
How's that for being influenced by contemporary weaving culture?
But so excited I was I to get back to these boxes this morning
that I forgot it was blog day today, and blithely wove in my nightie until an unconscionable hour.
But now, tra la, I'm about to hit 'post"
so it's another cup of tea and back outside for me.
Plant peas? Or Weave?
If you want to learn more about weaving cut pile and soumak
check out Sara Lamb,
and her book Woven Treasures