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I have begun reading a biography of Mary Delaney (1700-1788) over the weekend. Written by Molly Peacock and entitled the Paper Garden: Mrs Delaney Begins Her Life’s Work at 72, the book reads more like a treatise on creativity and the … Continue reading
(happy anniversary my love x.) Wendy MacNaughton’s website
Today is the final day of the beginner Jacquard workshop at the Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles in Quebec. I have submitted my final sample files including a double weave sample, a range of structures devised using random numbers and … Continue reading
Today we received our first sample from the loom. My combination of twill and satin was almost right, but I think I would have to push the distinction between the two for more clarity in the image. The second design, … Continue reading
One warp, two wefts. Spent the day chasing errant digital threads around. Unplugging for the night.
Each day of the workshop, every student will have a section of his or her sample file woven. Today I chose to submit this sample with multiple twills. In another experiment I used an image from my recent material study … Continue reading
Arrived in Montreal last night. On the plane I made some drawings/images thinking about weaving and water. The Jacquard workshop at the Montreal Centre for Contemporary Craft begins today.
Next week I am headed to Montreal for a Jacquard workshop with Louise Lemieux Berube at the Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles in Quebec. Looking forward to spending some time thinking about the application of this complex tool in new … Continue reading