Robbie LaFleur

Monthly Archives: January, 2016

Goose-Eye, Complete

I wove a green and gray-blue goose-eye rug at the Weavers Guild last weekend, and spent two evenings at home watching “Making a Murderer” while I twisted the fringes.  I … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · 11 Comments

Practice Saori Every Day

Before Christmas I enjoyed a day of saori weaving with my daughter; every minute in Chiaki O’Brien’s class was a joy.  Margaret’s first day of weaving (ever! in her life!) … Continue reading

January 27, 2016 · 3 Comments

Tapestry of the Century

After seeing Alexander Kishchenko’s Chernobyl tapestry at the United Nations I was interested in reading more about the artist. I found little in my initial online searching in English. But … Continue reading

January 16, 2016 · 4 Comments

Thinking about Goose-Eye

At the end of the month I’m going to weave a goose-eye twill rag rug, part of a group project of the Rag Rug Study Group at the Weavers Guild … Continue reading

January 16, 2016 · 3 Comments

“Chernobyl,” A Monumental Tapestry

I took a tour of the United Nations headquarters in New York yesterday.  Besides feeling moved to tears about the mission and programs of the UN, I was blown away … Continue reading

January 13, 2016 · 3 Comments

There are Warps, and then there are WARPS

I spent much of the last couple of days in a weaving studio – not mine, but Kelly Marshall‘s, helping her set up her new computer and update software.  She … Continue reading

January 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Eight-Year Wrist-Warmers

On a visit to Norway in 2007 I admired some pretty wrist-warmers from Annemor Sundbø’s book, Invisible Threads in Knitting.  Annemor grabbed a skein of yarn and needles and I … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · 1 Comment

Happy New Years

In our house the decorations are almost all down and my daughter’s dollhouse is stored away for the year, leaving a temporary perch for the cat. I wish you all … Continue reading

January 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

Casket Arts Building, Studio 316

I enjoy visitors to my new studio in the Casket Arts Building.  There are “First Thursday” open house events from 5-9pm on, of course, the first Thursday of each month.  … Continue reading

January 1, 2016 · Leave a comment