Saturday, March 7, 2009

Procrastinating

Watched the Peter Collingwood DVD, realizing I knew nothing about him except as a famous weaver and the author of the rug book, and another I have which he coauthored with Ann Sutton and Anna Jackson. And Mom's love-of-her-weaving-life. I'm sorry, but the bra straps of the interviewer in the first DVD really bothered me I was unable to concentrate; I shall try again and just listen.

I'm procrastinating work, because I can't make up my mind about threading, and for a good reason, but I can't explain them in words just yet. I keep printing out drafts, sticking them on windows and doors and grunt and moan in front of them drinking endless cups of warm comforting drinks.

I know it's now do-or-die stage, but I can't decide or justify...

8 comments:

  1. ya just gotta go with it.

    it too me a year to cut the fabric for the diagonal dress and now I wonder why. what a waste of time I made of myself.

    pick the best, favorite, flip a coin whatever it takes and keep moving forward.

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  2. Sage advice, Lynne. And if all goes badly, it's not like I can't recreate the warp, either. I think I'd like to dress the loom tomorrow.

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  3. I have a problem with bra straps, my own. I cannot find a well fitted bra.

    I know, too much information.

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  4. Yeah... but for filming? I'm pretty sure it was a good interview, but I just couldn't sit comfortably and watch. I wished she sore something with sleeves or something...

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  5. The woman who did the interviewing is a very gifted and dedicated weaver. She is also a delightful person and a good thinker. Besides, at least in the states, bra straps showing seem to be de rigour among the younger set........

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  6. For the younger lot, here as well. It matters not the least if she's the Queen of England or the First Lady, I still find it too distracting.

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  7. i have no idea what you're planning, but yeah, go for it.

    me, i just do the same thing over and over again, no adventure

    also, i sympathise with you. i too am sometimes distracted by bra straps.

    maybe not for the same reasons tho

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  8. Oh, ha ha ha, Humble Bumble... I won't pursue the bra straps. I'll have to post some pics or drafts to explain what I'm thinking because I can't explain it well enough in words...

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