Category Archives: Art

Stitching A Way Through Sadness

Today there is sadness.  The world seems a little less bright because of the loss of a schoolmate and friend.  We hadn’t seen each other much since high school, but bumped into each other on Facebook a few years ago … Continue reading

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The Last Rose of Summer

  The weather in NW Oregon has been abysmally hot for a few days.  We had to keep the windows shut and the curtains closed.  We don’t have air conditioning because we hardly ever need it.  It was a blessing … Continue reading

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It is Dawn! Arise!

Couldn’t sleep last night, so I was awake as the morning twilight brightened into dawn and then into full day.  At 5:00 a.m. I took my camera outside to get a couple photos.  As I stood on the deck in … Continue reading

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Helga & Her Sister Magda

My last post was about Helga, the Rognvaldson spinning wheel I found in a local antique shop.  Work continues on restoring Helga’s finish, getting her back to her former glory. The work is slow and exacting.  With that in mind, … Continue reading

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Gettin’ My Art On!

Trying out the home-built loom.  So amazing that we made something that, actually, works the way it’s supposed to.  Boggles the mind! We’ve been going through a serious family situation.  The major issue has been dealt with and no longer lives … Continue reading

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Kandinsky, O’Keeffe & Me

I think I know where this tapestry weaving thing is going to go.  If you know me well, you know that I have an intense interest in the life and art of Georgia O’Keeffe. Everything O’Keeffe. I can’t paint worth … Continue reading

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Who Knew We Could Build A Loom?

We, Mike & I,  don’t build weaving looms or weaving accessories….we always buy them.  We’re not very good carpenters at our house, so we purchase things.  All that being said, we got inspired after we went to a yard sale … Continue reading

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