|A spring collection of texture and colour to add to the bulging inspiraton book! Can you guess what they are?|
|The beautiful Shetland/alpaca blend was exceptional and the photo just doesn't do it justice - the first warp off in the new studio classroom.|
|The pillowcase is under the cat and a student's scarf. It was a cotton warp with a linen weft threaded in rosepath....|
And my new favourite poetry at the moment is an Interweave publication - the Very Stuff by Stephen Beal: Poems on color, thread, and the habits of women - does that not just pique your interest..... 3047 (a straw colour) is my current favourite:
This color is calling out to me.
It is calling, "Do not let me go unnoticed, unrecognized, unsung.
I am humble, I am useful,
....."I am of the stuff that helps you make it through:
and I just wonder if that is why I am weaving the above - just realized it now - natural and solar dyed ( bracken and St. John's Wart) Eastwin Farm mohair and a commercial silk and mohair and silk and linen blend - a 6 harness huck variation.