the pink tower block
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Winding the clock back a couple of weeks… I reckoned that I deserved a nice new scarf to wear to the Unite preview, so I quickly set up a warp to go with one of my favourite jackets — a … Read More

rats and cats
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Today craftscotland have posted a lovely set of photos of the Unite exhibition on flickr: you can find them all here. Evelyn expressed surprised at finding rats in the very first picture — they and their cousins the pigeons are … Read More

desaturated
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Looking at this warp is somewhat disconcerting. As I have been preparing this workshop, I have been noticing the various things for which I don’t have samples, and it turns out that ombré is one such thing. I could have … Read More

making notes at my peril
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Oh dear. I have spent hours putting together the first part of a handout for a guild workshop. The handout is looking quite nice: I have found some good illustrations to use, thanks to the enormous stash of photos on … Read More

a moment to breathe
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I realised today that I hadn’t changed the calendar to the April page yet, and it is already more than half gone. It has been a wee bit hectic for the last few weeks. First there was our trip to … Read More

Graffiti scarves
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My Graffiti Collection features bold shapes and strong colours.

Mighty mug rugs
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Miniature colour studies to brighten every day.

preview
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Yesterday we went to the preview for Unite (where we = Stuart, my mother and me) and so did lots and lots of other people. This was a Good Thing for many reasons, although the large numbers meant that I … Read More

packing and the thoughts it engenders
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So at the weekend I parcelled up my stuff — that is, the fruits of my handweaving labours — and took it over to the Collins Gallery in Glasgow. There were two categories of “stuff”: stuff for display and stuff … Read More

catching up
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While I was away, the world seems to have been blogging like crazy. Are you always as busy as this? First up, I was excited to see that Sandra has finished her weaving based on my photo taken back in … Read More

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