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Final shots

TranslatorToday 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

12. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Double-up

TranslatorToday 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

10. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Where is my weft?

Translator One warp, two wefts. Spent the day chasing errant digital threads around. Unplugging for the night.

09. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Grids and grayscales

TranslatorEach 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

08. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Drawing in the air

Translator 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.

08. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Jacquard Workshop in Montreal

TranslatorNext 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

02. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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