Friday, December 2, 2011

Gold

The light this afternoon is golden.  It's just 3:15, and the low sun is about to set behind Asbury Ridge. For a few minutes it shines in, right on the Rosepath I'm just weaving, the gold button row, and mine eyes have seen the glory. I'm not kidding, weaving thrills me.

19 comments:

Alice said...

Me too. I love the pictures, and the sentiment.

sonrie said...

such a beautiful pattern and colorways. thanks for sharing. i'm saving up for a loom because i miss weaving so.

jude said...

and me too

ant said...

Beautiful weaving - love the colorway, quel riche! I have returned to weaving, my roots for textile art. It is so comforting, nothing like the feeling of making cloth.
ant [anna in tampa]

Susan said...

I like how everything gets a wash of gold colored light now, because the angle of the sun is so low at the winter solstice. It does make everything look a little bit richer

I hope everyone gets back to the loom!

Velma said...

once a weaver...
hey, susan, are you the weaver that had a long, one woven length bag on a blog entry a couple of years ago? it was clever and i thought it was yours, but i can't find it in the archives!

Susan said...

Velma, the "one long strip" bag is a wonder. First seen on Doni's Delis blog, I made quite a few of them, and so did the other weavers out here. There were some real beauties. Lately Carole wove one with extremely ingenious double weave that included a pocket in the straps, and double layer in the body of the bag.

Check http://donisdelis.blogspot.com/2009/01/little-tutorial.html for her pattern.

Velma said...

thanks, susan, that's it. i copied it, but my drawing in my sketchbook was so old i couldn't quite get back there! is there a pic of carole's bag (or yours, for that matter?)

Susan said...

Velma, not sure if I can make a link in a comment, but try this:

http://avalanchelooms.blogspot.com/2009/07/weaving-cutting-sewing.html

Or scroll through the posts that come up under the tag "rag weave" in my sidebar

There's a pink sack also, on the previous post to this one. These are such a fun thing to weave--not especially quick, though

Velma said...

thanks, susan. i see it better, once i really looked at the pattern and your bag.

Susan said...

Also, I remember we cut a small paper strip and twisted it around to visualize the form. That helped

MulticoloredPieces said...

Hi, Susan. Came over from Spirit Cloth to enjoy your blog. Lovely colors on your weaving. And your photography is beautiful as well. All very pleasing.
best from Tunisia,
nadia

saskia said...

wow,love the colours!

saskia said...

wow,love the colours!

saskia said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
saskia said...

wow, love the colours!

saskia said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
saskia said...

sorry, for the repeats..........first comment ever; still loving those colours

Susan said...

Saskia! Thanks!
I'm glad for your comment, and don't worry about the repeats.