Gold thread bracelet, loom stand and some thoughts
But why did I stick this other table in a far off corner and place this lovely wooden cabinet with all the drawers on it when 1) it’s almost impossible to get to; 2) I never actually sit at that table because it’s in exactly the wrong place. And why was there no loom stand in sight? Why was it in the living room, where I never weave. How many years would it take me to get it that if it isn’t in range of my desk I will not use it? And why buy this little wooden cabinet with all the cute little functional drawers and slots and holes if I was just going to pack full of stuff ans stick it far away and never use the stuff? I do things like that. I take something I really like, I really want to use and then I stick it in left field never to be used. Am I saving it? Is it a future reward for being a good girl? Who the heck knows. But look! Isn’t that sweet? The little wooden thing and my baskets and trays and that gorgeous cat in the back ground sitting on the trunk making sure all is well. Don’t you just want to sit there and weave my gold bracelet for me?
So I put the little cabinet on the table I always work at which is at right angle to the desk that holds my iMac which I am always sitting at. And I dragged the loom stand to sit in between that table and the drafting table (before the wedding the drafting table was in the living room and I hadn’t used it in about ten years . . . now I use it all the time). I am weaving a no warps ipod case on the Laniloom and because I can’t advance it, when it sits on a table, the top part is getting a little hard to reach. The perfect solution would beto use a stand where the surface can be adjusted to exactly where I need the top to be. Duh. Really Claudia? And where would you find such a stand?
And there is that beaded case in progress. The solid areas are gold thread. Have I mentioned lately how in love I am with using that gold thread?
Change of Subject:
I am addicted. Mini Mirrix with no warps to weave in kit and another bracelet made from gold thread and size 11/0 beads. This is going on the plane with me this Thursday when I fly to Washington and I am sure it will get used plenty while there. The gold thread looks like, well, gold when woven in solid areas like this. It’s amazing. It’s gold!
Below is kind of the circle. (I just jumped back to original topic of rearranging my studio.) The three pictures make three sides of square in this order.
|And there is Ms. Chloe making sure it all works okay.|
|And there is my other love, Shasta the pony, trying to soak up some sunlight on this very cold day.|