Robbie LaFleur

Monthly Archives: April, 2012

Thwacking

I’ve been Watching Archie Brennan and Susan Moffei Martin’s series of DVDs, Woven Tapestry Techniques.  Archie Brennan can make the construction of a simple rectangle fascinating, building the shape thread … Continue reading

April 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

It’s Not a Rya – It’s Paint. Really.

Donald Moffett has seen “The Radiant Future” and it looks a lot like a rya – or at least the extruded paint on his rya-like paintings look amazingly like the … Continue reading

April 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Showing Your Good Side

At our March Scandinavian Weavers Study Group meeting, the talk began with a comment by Veronna Capone, whose craftsmanship is impeccable.  She’d struggled with a monksbelt runner; the edges had … Continue reading

April 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

Even Knitting Can’t Make a Prison Cell Cozy

When I visited my friend Martha in Philadelphia we squeezed in historical tours and several shows connected with the FiberDelphia celebration.  Even the historical tours included textiles.  The Eastern State … Continue reading

April 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

As part of an ambitious project to document and share their rich collection of artifacts, the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum is posting photos and descriptions online.  A portion of their archives … Continue reading

April 1, 2012 · Leave a comment