Robbie LaFleur

Monthly Archives: July, 2015

Edvard Munch (In Stitches)

The exhibit of my interpretations of Edvard Munch’s Skrik (The Scream) at the American Swedish Institute will be up just a bit longer, only through August 2.  It’s been such … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Spreading the Warp Threads in a “Special Deluxe” Way

I made a new raddle to spreads the threads on the back of my loom while warping.  I felt clever about gluing a tape measure to the raddle, but the … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Wheat Harvester Tapestry, Far Away in Finland

The curator of the National Craft Museum of Finland, Anneli Hemmilä-Nurmi, was kind enough to send me some photos of the “Deep Roots” exhibit, which includes my image of a … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Another Color Challenge

After finishing the red/pink/gold wool rug, some linen warp remained on my loom.  I couldn’t tell if it was enough to finish a rug as large as I like to … Continue reading

July 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Edvard Munch and Babies

As part of my series of Edvard Munch’s Scream interpreted in textile techniques, I made a carved linoleum block for fabric printing.  It is featured on two pieces now in … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gudbrandsdal for a Day; My Friend Catherine Models

My friend Catherine helped carry boxes of books and weavings to the classroom when I gave a three-hour seminar on Norwegian weaving at the Midwest Weavers Conference last month.  Invaluable … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment