Robbie LaFleur

Monthly Archives: March, 2016

Happy (Scream) Easter

Traditional Easter: Bunny cakes and Peeps (and The Scream?).  Here is my daughter Margaret with her umpteenth bunny cake in life, along with granddaughter Charlotte’s first bunny cake (not Margaret’s … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Edwin, Back from the Great War

My great-uncle Edwin Marine Wurden served in World War I and returned home to farm for many years in East Grand Forks, Minnesota.  He’s the latest in my series of … Continue reading

March 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Kelly Marshall’s Largest Rug Ever (So Far)

I was lucky to spend time at my friend Kelly Marshall’s studio lately, helping her install a new computer.  The challenges of computer and software migration PALE in comparison to … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Glimåkra Tapestry Loom, Finally in Action

Thank you, Rebecca Mezoff, for a great weaving workshop, valuable in so many ways.  I practiced various hatching techniques.  Between weaving, closely observing Rebecca’s samples, and absorbing the language of … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · 2 Comments

Rebecca Mezoff’s Tapestry Workshop: Variety was the Theme

I love weaving workshops where each student is creating something different–it’s so instructional to see a smorgasbord of technique and color.  At Rebecca Mezoff’s tapestry workshop on color gradation, held … Continue reading

March 9, 2016 · 1 Comment