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21 05, 2012

2nd Monday at Elin’s

By |2016-10-25T16:52:24+00:00May 21st, 2012|2nd Monday|0 Comments

Just a few of the many wevings filling Elin's homeThe queen joined us for lunch via Barb's recent trip overseasAfrican textiles brought back by Olga's husbandAlpaca blanket and pillow fabric by DeniseElin's Glimakra in her new loom room.patio shadowsSuch a lovely day was had at our 2nd Monday gathering at Elin's. Weaving inspiration galore. With Elin's [...]

22 05, 2010

Elin’s new dye studio

By |2016-10-25T16:52:30+00:00May 22nd, 2010|2nd Monday|5 Comments

Elin was kind enough to invite the weavers to her home for our 2nd Monday gathering.  She had lots to show off with her newly built; Swedish inspired dye studio and a beautiful new, Amish built barn going up.  She even had three dye pots going for us to try out some natural dyeing.  One [...]

16 07, 2009

Shadow weave bag

By |2016-10-25T16:52:31+00:00July 16th, 2009|Handwoven|3 Comments

This bag, woven in shadow weave was inspired by a blog post at doni's deli, and is now being interpreted by many in our weaving group. I think that Barb is up to 4 different versions. It is a simple construction; all one long strip and folded cleverly, to magically be sewn into a simple [...]

8 06, 2009

Elin’s home and studio

By |2016-10-25T16:52:31+00:00June 8th, 2009|Uncategorized|4 Comments

Carole and I recently spent a lovely morning at the home and weaving studio of Elin and her husband Bob. Elin's studio is lovely and I can picture her many productive hours in such an inviting environment.These are sample skeins of natural dyes. Elin teaches classes through the Driftless Folk School and at her home [...]

4 02, 2009

Color my world with fiber

By |2016-10-25T16:52:34+00:00February 4th, 2009|Handwoven|5 Comments

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 [...]

16 01, 2009

New work….finally

By |2016-10-25T16:52:34+00:00January 16th, 2009|Handwoven|4 Comments

My favorite rag balls. They are silk and the most incredible color. I am saving these for just the right project.Sweet vintage fabrics used in the last rug of the three. Fun to think of the childrens dresses or shirts that these are from, and the weaver who painstakingly prepared the rags into these balls. [...]