Robbie LaFleur

Monthly Archives: May, 2016

Provenance of my Doubleweave from Lila Nelson

I think it’s pretty clear where Lila bought her flensvev, or doubleweave, piece in Norway.  Laurann remembered that it was near Trondheim, and Veronna Capone remembered even more specifically.  Lila … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Good You Will Carve into the Mountain

A group of Lila Nelson’s friends met on Tuesday at the home of Francie Iverson for a lunch. It wasn’t exactly a mournful gathering, though we were marking a year … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

No Art-A-Whirl This Year

Now that my studio is in the Casket Arts Building, I have the opportunity to participate in the HUGE annual spring Art-A-Whirl event in northeast Minneapolis.  However, since I worked … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

They’re Selling This?

Seriously? They were selling colored yarn hanging from a stick? This was spotted in a shop window on a stroll to the grocery store with Cora this morning.  Patina has lovely … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Happy Mothers Day to my Textile (and Life) Role Model

Happy Mother’s Day, Mom! I like this photo, a lonely beach portrait, probably taken before any of her four children were born. My mother was not a weaver, but she … Continue reading

May 8, 2016 · Leave a comment