Sunday, February 3, 2008

Who Would Have Though You Can Laugh So Much At The Mention of Warping Boards

I know it's 11 more months to Christmas, but I just found this at Bonnie Tarses's Weaving Spirits blog. Without her sage advice, I might have lived to be 90 believing it was just a boring old thing with sticks poking out.

But seriously, here's a "food for thought" post that will make me think and groan and ponder for the next few weeks. RISD's textile course must be a whopper of a course, though I wonder what kind of changes in the outlook they've had regarding textile, studio weaving and such since Bonnie attended.

2 comments:

  1. Thanks for the "nods". You are certainly one weaver I wish I could spend some time with face to face (or loom to loom). You struggle with the same sorts of questions as I did. Do the periodic "crises in confidence" go away after 47 years? Do you stop making stupid mistakes? I wish I could say yes to both, but alas I cannot. I can tell you that the space between crises get further apart, and the stupid mistakes become laughable.
    Weave On!

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  2. Well, Bonnie, we just have to sell our scarves at mega-bucks each so we can visit each other, don't we? But seriously, I am everyday thankful for the Internet to not only be able to speak with other weavers, but to see their work, and hear them if we so desire! I can't imagine doing this through the post, or on the phone, or even with faxes any more.

    We are blessed, and I am blessed to be in your company.

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