My model was kind enough to do the two separate photo sessions, for this material.
As 99.99% of my wraps fly to Europe, I did not see them in action in real life. But then last Saturday happened. And I met with a group of very knowledgeable and passionate mamas, who were willing to bring out their stash of wraps and teach newly joined enthusiasts. And I am telling you, … More Meeting with Nova Scotia baby wearing group
The first time I experienced a writer’s block is when, during business writing course, I was asked to write an essay about my experiences and tactics to deal with a writer’s block. I was first surprised about my sudden and totally new inability to write, then I become furious, running around my laptop, raising my … More Writer’s block and weaver’s slump
Lindavia, my first hand-painted warp project, for a very special friend. Snow-dyed cottohemp warp, going from intense red and burgundy to gentle pink. Crackle weave, mercerized cotton. This beauty is listed in my Etsy shop: link.
White bamboo weft (it is handy to have a stock of weaving yarn in quantities suitable for a medium-size shop, because I can grab and try weft ideas with no delay), and kinda zigzag-ish weave pattern. Listed on Etsy: link.
I remember my first weaving lesson like it was yesterday. I came to a weaving studio early, walked into a large, cavernous room full of mysterious equipment, and realized that I know nothing about what will happen next. Other newbies entered the room, and we just stood there, after brief shy introductions, not knowing what … More Winging it!
When I was in Japan, I stood out: blonde, loud, not Asian. I was drawing in the stares like nobody’s business. However, when I got a cold and decided to don a medical mask to keep my germs to myself, I blended in. No more stares and side glances. In Canada I don’t really stand … More A case of the cultural differences