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Ruth Manning
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Everyone should have a little tapestry in their life...
Everyone should have a little tapestry in their life...

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Donut Man is Done
Donut Man is done so of course the question now is, what's next? One thing for certain, I'm not wasting the other side of this loom, the tan 12/6 seine twine is one of my favorites of all time, so I better get busy. I'm hoping to take the donut fellow over ...

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Improv Tapestry
Improv comedy I'm familiar with, jazz improv I've heard, but now I'm convinced this piece I've nearly finished must qualify for Improv Tapestry. First there was this. That was a sample and a long time ago. I liked it so much I mounted it on a canvas and her...

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Garden Faces
It had been too long since I'd posted a face in the garden so a week ago I posted this image on Facebook. 8 x 10 inch picture frame, self portrait in blue Yes I realize there wasn't much garden growing but hey, it was January. It reminded me what an epiphan...

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The Eyes
Thanks to ice in the Midwest I gained another weaving day. When I arrived at my substitute job at a reasonable time it began to occur to me it was a bit unusual the parking lot was completely empty. School was cancelled, truly a disappointment. Coffee pot o...

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Beginnings
Lots of beginnings in January. Even for Porkchop. Snow weaving, but be assured there was nothing plein air about the weaving of this one, just the photo. I'm working on some samples for a class on complementary colors. I'm so effected by my surroundings. re...

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Winter Work Begins
I realize it's not officially winter but when it's minus-land in Wisconsin you're allowed to declare it early. At least I think so. maybe it was -5, you'll notice Porkchop is not on the end of the leash... On the upside, lots of guilt-free indoor time for w...

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How to Weave a Donut
Indeed, how do you weave a donut? Especially when it's an apple fritter, the kind without the hole in the  middle. Porkchop seems to be wondering the same thing and is no doubt thinking there are many things easier. But then again, I did title the tapestry ...

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More Questions
All I have are questions. woven ?'s, 1 - 2 inches in size, cigar box courtesy of Cal the bartender in 1998. And that's a good thing. I think we should all keep asking. 9 inches wide x 1 1/2 inches high
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