As the spring weather awakens a more colorful world, I thought I would share a couple of sites that I use for color inspiration in my dyeing and weaving, and truth be told to just play around on the computer. Gasp! I have just found design-seeds and find them a good site for some color therapy. My [...]
New book with photos of Malin Selanders Swatch books/ Selanders signature in Denise's original booksrosepathwaffle weaveAt our 2nd monday weavers group Denise brought 3 of the 4 Swatch books by Malin Selander. These caused quite a stir, and she found them at a second hand store for a little bit of nothing. What a treasure!I [...]
Burano IslandA beautiful island near Venice; simple, peaceful and unabashedly colorful. The houses are brightly colored, to guide the fisherman home through the fog. This place touched my soul with its gentle beauty.
I wanted to try this multi warp scarf for the recycled art show that we featured at VIVA Gallery recently. One of the warp threads is a recycled silk sari, handspun yarn from Nepal, beautiful and unpredictable, and probably not my wisest choice for a warp thread. In all its lovely loosely spun hairiness it [...]
Nothing like a little color on a rainy November day.
In honor of the days getting longer, I have decided to take matters into my own hands and inject a little color into my life. Weaving these color gamp towels has helped me fight the February doldrums before; and once they are done their "in your face" cheerfulness, just makes me smile. My wish is [...]
fall, originally uploaded by kindred threads.time to slow down and gather in the season