Category: Weaving

A little I’ve learned & a bit that I wouldn’t do again.

We all have the ability to show our best work. I feel that each of us has a skill, hobby, interest, affinity to SOMETHING. It may not be a tangible (food, photography, sculpture) it may be that you have a special way of understanding something that stumps others! We all have skills, beyond our “Day Job” and those skills are grown, over time and experience.

My skills with textiles are in varying degrees of experimental, capable, creative, knowledgeable, and ooooohh! lets try that shiny new thing! I make a bunch of things. I like to make things, to problem solve and……


Weaving, Spinning – How fiber is rooted in the myths around the globe

There is a long history of fiber, spinning, and weaving in our short amount of humanity on this earth. Not only has it been used to create clothing, ropes, and nets, it has beautified our walls, become covers for our windows, upholstery for our furniture, keeps us cozy at night indoors and out, necessary for various means of transportation, even armor. I wanted to learn a bit more about the mythological history of fiber and discovered a TON.

 

I’m going to go over these mythological fiber crafters and provide links so you can read into further depth about this crazy cool……