Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

  This Dose is part of our exploration of series. You can click here and here and here to see more from this exploration. Decades after my grandma, Rachel, was exploring her Interweave series (click here, here and here to see this series), I was asked to show at the Jewel Charity Ball in Texas. It’s a… Read More

Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

This Dose is part of our exploration of series. You can click here and here to see more from this exploration. The last two days, you have seen handspun/handwoven pieces from 1984. Five years later, Rio Grande Weavers Supply/Weaving Southwest was thriving. My Grandma, Rachel, chose to do this weaving, another addition to this Interweave… Read More

Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

This Dose is part of our exploration of series. You can click here to see the first of this series. You can click here and here to see more from this exploration. This and yesterday’s Dose were sold as a set, shortly after Weaving Southwest opened in Taos (early 80’s). They were handspun of natural wool and handwoven (of… Read More

Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

This Dose is part of our exploration of series. You can click here and here to see more from this exploration. This and tomorrow’s Dose were sold as a set, shortly after Weaving Southwest opened in Taos (early 80’s). They were handspun of natural wool and handwoven (of course). Many have replicated this design (including myself), as it… Read More

Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

To see what this series is all about, click here. Materials in detail…  Weft: Churro Club Wool (Color: Rain) Warp: Weaving Southwest Tapestry Wool (Color Collection: Slate A-E) Notes on this piece… Woven on Rio Grande Walking Loom. “Inspired by the article by Kimberly Hamill in Handwoven Magazine September/October 2015. When the color Rain was… Read More

Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

Now I would like to flip the page to another chapter in this special series… I’d like to introduce you to Kathy Beckwith! Kathy is on the far right, with the blue/rust/gold sampler she wove in class. She has been a student and a friend for many years now. Watching her evolve as a weaver has… Read More

It’s Wool Festival Time!

Today is the first day of the 32nd annual Taos Wool Festival! I wanted to share this this weaving by Joe Bacon with you as a kick off to the festivities. To me, this piece embodies the origins of this festival… a place for sheep ranchers and wool artisans to gather, learn and enjoy delicious… Read More