Robbie LaFleur

Monthly Archives: January, 2017

A Bright Danskbrogd Hanging with a Sad Intention

In memorial to Jacob Wetterling. When I took my recent danskbrogd piece off the loom, I was was not completely happy, from a design vantage point. I finished it and … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · 3 Comments

Danskbrogd Instruction

A weaving friend, responding to a Facebook photo of my current piece on the loom, asked where she could learn how to weave danskbrogd.  Happily, there are resources in two … Continue reading

January 29, 2017 · 2 Comments

Brita Been Tapestries Exhibited in Skien, Norway

A love/hate quandary: I love the fact I know about exhibits of wonderful Norwegian textile artists, hate the fact I can’t just GO TO THEM. Brita Breen is a Norwegian … Continue reading

January 27, 2017 · 2 Comments

Small Tapestry, A Big Crowd

I’ve been spending time making samples for my upcoming workshop on Norwegian tapestry (billedvev), testing different setts and yarns to plan for the best combination for the class project.  Last week, … Continue reading

January 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

Chelsea Gallery Walk, January 2017

As I visited galleries in Chelsea for a long afternoon, I stood ready to be amazed, bored (really, this commands scads of money?), or inspired. Looking back, the artists and their work sift … Continue reading

January 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Most Beautiful Window Display Ever

Yesterday, on a rainy walk uptown to the Cooper Hewitt Museum, I chanced upon the most beautiful window exhibit I’ve ever seen, in the Bergdorf Goodman Mens Store, on 5th Avenue … Continue reading

January 18, 2017 · 2 Comments

How Long Did That Take to Weave?

I often get the question, “How long did it take you to weave one of these?”  It doesn’t help that the studio visitors are looking over a whole wall of … Continue reading

January 7, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Gray Yarn I Am Not Using – Yet

Last year when our Scandinavian Weavers Study Group held the RED exhibit, I made postcards.  When asked if I needed reimbursement, I said that I would just like some gray … Continue reading

January 6, 2017 · Leave a comment