Robbie LaFleur

Category Archives: Swedish weaving

Happy Valentines Day

In answer to Rebecca Mezoff’s thoughts about weaving a heart instead of fretting about the current world of politics, I flipped over my pipe loom, on which I had just … Continue reading

February 15, 2017 · 2 Comments

“Scientific” Dishcloth Experiment

At a meeting of the linen discussion group in December, Phyllis Waggoner told about an article in a recent issue of Vav Magazine  about a group of women who weave … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · 3 Comments

Cold War Piece – Weaving Notes

This was the first time I’ve woven this sort of pattern weave back-side-up. When weaving Norwegian Vestfold pieces, I always wanted the right side up so I could clearly see … Continue reading

February 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

So Why Not Weave an Atomic Bomb?

So why not weave an atomic bomb? Generations ago, Scandinavian weavers created symbol-rich hangings, coverlets and cushion covers.  It’s an academic exercise these days to parse out the designs in … Continue reading

February 23, 2016 · 4 Comments

Visitors

I am madly trying to finish a Swedish art weave piece before Sunday.  When I arrived early at the studio today I was greeted by these distractions.  Nellie and Ginger … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · Leave a comment