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Text and ikat

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No, not text and ikat together, but it could be done. Hmmm…maybe that should be next… I played around with text in Word, but of course I only printed it out for a cartoon and didn’t save it! Reinventing the
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Inspiration, Museums, and Computer Lessons

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Here in Fort Worth we are very fortunate to have some really great museums. One that I hope to visit soon is the Amon Carter Museum, which, locally, we usually think of as the museum of Western art. The Carter
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Soumak again

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First of all, let me say that these pictures do not represent anything that I really like, either design-wise or good craftsmanship-wise. I am simply experimenting in a non-threatening environment. In the top picture, you might notice the line with
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More Soumak lines, warts and all

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I have decided to set myself on a course of study within the parameters of things that I want to weave on the Mirrix. Below is a bad picture of some soumak lines. As you can see, there are a
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Soumak

Posted on by Addismax / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix: Sherri Woodard Coffey, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

I’m getting a little bored with these squares, so I’m just going to get them done with as little fuss as possible. And I decided to experiment with a vertical line. From Kathe Todd-Hooker’s book Line in Tapestry, I found
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Amy and her new Mirrix

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Amy is a member of the Fort Worth Weavers Guild and a fairly new weaver (but you couldn’t tell it from the weaving she’s doing). She contacted me a couple of weeks ago about the Mirrix, and now she has
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Weaving and dyeing

Posted on by Addismax / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix: Sherri Woodard Coffey, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

In this picture, strips of index cards are holding the spaces that will not be woven. This really does not work very well, so I am going to try cutting a couple of pieces of cardboard to hold the space.
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Cartoons

Posted on by Addismax / Posted in Social Market for a Mirrix: Sherri Woodard Coffey, Tapestry Weaving, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

On my large loom where most of my work is done, I don’t usually use a cartoon. Everything is drawn to scale on graph paper, and I work from that. I also mark lines and shapes with a Sharpee, as
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