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Charlene Marietti
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Passionate about fiber arts
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The Sisterhood Hat
The Sisterhood Hat A symbol of shared goals I planned to knit a plain squarish hat, but thought the flat and back tableaus would be much more interesting with a pattern of some sort. As I 'played' with texture and patterning, I found that by making some cha...
The Sisterhood Hat
The Sisterhood Hat
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Rug abuse
Rug: Wool w/linen warp Charlene Marietti I confess. I abused a rug. It went like this. I put a linen warp on my Harrisville rug loom , wove about two-thirds of the planned length, then stopped. I didn't mean to stop. Life got in the way. Specifically, a ful...
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Rug abuse
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Just plain tabby
Plain weave w/three types of thread Tabby? Really? I wasn't very excited about the focus for the upcoming workshop and sample exchange, so I hadn't signed up. But I changed my mind--and am so glad I did. The backstory: To complement its March 2018 program, ...
Just plain tabby
Just plain tabby
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Who is not inspired by nature?
Nature is an endless source of inspiration For hundreds, if not thousands of years, nature has been a source of inspiration for artists and designers. Leonardo da Vinci is to have said, “Those who are inspired by a model other than nature, a mistress above ...
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Weaving and catching up
Echo weave samples, L. Hartshorn Better late than never I focused a great deal on the MidAtlantic Fiber Association (MAFA) biennial conference before the event, but dropped the ball in following up. That had nothing to do with the event and everything to do...
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Welcome in blankets
Oh to be in Chicago The Welcome Blanket exhibit is open at the Smart Museum of Art in Chicago. The crowd-sourced installation, which is by Pussyhat co-founder Jayna Zweiman, focuses on political activism to confront immigration and refugee resettlement issu...
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Welcome in blankets
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Getting ready for MAFA 2017
8-H 4-color double weave parallel ovals The countdown has begun The MidAtlantic Fiber Conference's (MAFA) biennial weekend workshop is days away and my mind is full of plans and preparations.  In large part, that's because I'm one of the volunteers working ...
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Welcome blankets
Welcome blanket July 4th, roots, and refugees.   Unless you are an American Indian, you, like me, are the daughter or son of immigrants. My family's immigration story is lost to time.  No stories exist of their struggles and difficulties.  But I have no dou...
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Welcome blankets
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Sharing love and history
Kids love the beating part of rug weaving Weaving through a historical lens If you have ever spun or woven in public, you know that there is little to no understanding of either craft. Not unlike the lack of connection between farm production and supermarke...
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Show and Tell
Inspiration, ideas and know-how Five multi-harness twill tea towels When fiber artists share their work, it's a bonanza for everyone. Over the past year, the weavers' study group in the South Jersey Guild of Spinners and Handweavers wove towels as a project...
Show and Tell
Show and Tell
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