Robbie LaFleur

Monthly Archives: June, 2015

The Fondest of Farewells – Thank You, Lila!

A celebration of Lila’s life was held at the Textile Center auditorium on June 25, 2015, a wonderful and warm event made possible by MANY of her friends pitching in.  … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

Inconvenient and Expensive

We have laughed several times in the past few weeks over a New Yorker cartoon about the allure of being an audiophile.  This is my husband, hands down.  (This cartoon … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

Follow-up to the Norwegian Weaving Lecture

This weekend I gave a seminar, Overview of Norwegian Weaving, at the Midwest Weavers Conference in St. Paul.  Whew!  I am so happy it is done.  Hopefully I imparted interesting … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Alpacas Have Amazingly Skinny Necks

Rhonda Henning was a fabulous ambassador of alpacas when my son Joe, granddaughter Cora and I visited her magical farm in Enosburg, Vermont, last week. Rhonda and her husband own … Continue reading

June 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Now I Like Frida Hansen Even More

I’m preparing for an afternoon-long seminar on Norwegian weaving at the upcoming Midwest Weavers Conference in St. Paul later this month. I’ve been reading my personal library of books on … Continue reading

June 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

The old wino pillow – and now this

A few years ago, my cousin Gretchen gave me two pillows she made from old  (pre-washed!) mens’ suits.  She’s a beautiful seamstress with a great eye.  Unfortunately her husband said … Continue reading

June 2, 2015 · Leave a comment