Marking Time 8.4.16

 

"There is a morning inside you waiting to burst open into Light."—Rumi

 

 

My favorite week of the year…fiber camp!

 

Tucking in treasures

 

 

Oshibana (pressed flower) bookmarks

 

 

The kids really got into using the Saori cone winding tool to create unique, one of a kind yarns for their weaving. Their combinations were mind blowing!

 

 

Sample of cone winding one-of-a-kind yarn

 

 

Weaving rainbows

 

 

Bobbins created with the cone winding tool

 

 

My name in Japanese

 

 

Origami balloons

 

 

Cloth building up on the cloth roller

 

 

Frida trying her hand at spinning cre-ito

 

 

Color and texture

 

 

Kumihimo bracelets in progress

 

 

Kumihimo bracelets

 

 

Shibori t-shirts with Bengala dye

 

 

It takes longer to take out all the rubber bands than to put them in!

 

 

Awesome!

 

 

Hung in the sun to dry

 

 

Back in the Studio to release the cloth from the loom!

 

 

Fantastic weaving, everyone!

 

 

Draping…what will it be?

 

 

We'll finish up tomorrow, but thanks for a great week. Hope to see you again next year!

Fleece,

Karen

Comments

How fun! I have used the

How fun! I have used the bobbin winder many times to ply unusual combinations of yarn. It always makes for interesting cloth.

Lovely children

What a blessing to have the enthused charming girls at fiber camp karen! Hugs to you and them for a full fibery lovely week!

Oppinion

I like all the things like that. I need to know some information to learn how to do it. That would be so fine for me.

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