Robbie LaFleur

Monthly Archives: December, 2016

My Favorite Book of 2016: Cloth Lullaby

When granddaughter Cora came for her spring visit, we rode the light rail to the Textile Center, played hide-and-seek among the looms in the Weavers Guild,  and I bought a beautiful … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · 4 Comments

X Marks the Spot

Perhaps this pillow marks the comfortable spot on the couch that beckons on a gray day. This year I developed a class on Scandinavian fringe techniques; I particularly love the … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Boundweave – from Scandinavia to Minnesota to England

I love Nancy Ellison’s boundweave piece with pastors, men, women, sheep and fences.  And so did a weaving student from England, who asked for permission to make a similar piece. … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Secret posts? No. And some felting with Cora.

I was testing how I might be able to make a post of recent family photos to share with far-flung friends this holiday season, since I might not follow through … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

My Blanket in Pakistan

Last year I submitted a blanket as part of an installation to be mounted at the American Embassy in Pakistan by the talented artist Marie Watt. Today I received a note … Continue reading

December 6, 2016 · Leave a comment