Pics of NH work

29 07 2007



Here are some pics of the fabric for the tallit bag, atarah, and kippot that are part of the NH tallit.
I will post pics of these items as they are completed.
C.





tallitot commissions

29 07 2007

These are coming along nicely. The Tallit for the Georgia client is measured out completely, and ready to be spread in the raddle. My husband cut some nice cedar for me, and I made a new raddle for the Lillstina loom. The Georgia tallit will be woven on it. The due date on the Georgia tallit is just over 2 weeks. The plan is to get the warp wound on tonight, and pulled through the heddles by Aug. 1. That will leave me 2 weeks to get it woven, embroidered, and to sew the bag, and attach the atarah.
Simultaneously, I am still finishing up the New Hampshire tallit. I have finished the fabric for the bag, atarah, and kippot. Due to some stupidity problems on my part, I ran out of warp and have dummy warped additional yarn on. I finished winding the new warp on yesterday. Now, I have only to weave it off, as I will be working on the sewing and embroidery during my non-studio hours. It feels good to get these under way. I will post pics as things continue to progress.
Cherri





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Having fun weaving

27 07 2007


What a great summer this is. My projects are fun. 2 tallitot are on 2 looms, and the deadlines are ‘looming’. Ha Ha!
Now that P has a drivers license, maybe I will actually get more work done. Not only do I get to weave, but I am getting to teach a lot of new weavers this summer.
It looks like we will be taking a weaving and spinning retreat to Sandbridge this fall. My students and I will head to the beach for a few days of fellowship, learning, and just completely immersing ourselves in fiber work(fun).
Here are a couple of pics of my current work, and of how lovely the orchids are in the studio right now.
Cherri





RiverWalk

23 07 2007



Here is a picture of one of my weavings from nature. It is woven of linen and hemp, rivergrass, horse hair, various items from nature…specifically harvested from the James river are woven into this piece. You will find a fishing lure, a fishing bobber, river grass, anthrocite that has tumbled down the river and become smooth, a couple of blue heron feathers harvested from the banks of the river. It is ‘mounted’ on a stick that has been cut and stripped by a beaver.
You like it?
It’s for sale. $450.00

Tell me what you think.
Cherri





weaving lessons in Mathews, VA

23 07 2007

We had a great time at the Bay School of the Arts today. It was our second weaving session. Right now, we are doing monthly workshops for all levels of weaving. Our objective is to build a fiber/weaving community within the Art School. Are you interested in learning to weave? Please join us. This is a fun group of budding fiber artists.





tallitot commissions

12 07 2007

The commission that I mentioned having some problems with has to be removed from the loom, and I have to start over.
I am tying a dummy warp on now. I will try to post images of the dummy warp being tied on.
Cherri





current tallit commission

12 07 2007



Hi, Life is very busy with 2 tallitot commissions due within the next month. Here are pics of the warps I’m measuring out. The color of this one is Straw. It’s tencel. It’s just great. The stripes will be olive and merlot, and rose.
Cherri