Tag Archives: Herdwick

Wet, Wet, Wet

Sadly, after we’d spent three days putting our final display up at college they had a night of torrential rain in Bradford and water came through the gallery roof! Fortunately none of our work was damaged, and our tutors did … Continue reading

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Final Show

We’ve been spending today at college setting up for our final show. Here are three pictures of my space in progress. Not terribly good pictures, sorry, but I’ll take some better ones tomorrow.

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Finished Work

Well, this coming weekend the final show goes up.  There’s still some paperwork to finish, but all the weaving is done, so here are some pictures of the finished pieces. This is the rug.  Sorry it’s not a better picture, … Continue reading

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Putting the Pattern on the Rug

The rug I’m weaving has a design composed of patches of different weaves and texture.  While I’m weaving I can only see a short section of the rug at any one time – a bit of what I’ve already woven … Continue reading

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Rug Weaving

Here are a couple of pictures showing the start of the rug I’m weaving for Project 6.  I’m using Herdwick wool that I was able to buy in three shades of grey, some of which I’ve dyed. The second picture … Continue reading

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And we have pictures!

So finally persuaded my phone to upload pictures so that I can post them here. Just three showing my initial rug sampling, mainly playing with rya.  My ideas have changed over the course of this teaching weekend, but there will … Continue reading

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Weekend Wanderings

No pictures with this post unfortunately – I’m in Bradford and my pictures are at home in Shropshire! This is when I find out if the work I’ve done on Project 6 so far is on the right lines.  All … Continue reading

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And on to Project 6

I spent a few days in the Lake District last autumn and dragged the friend I was with up Coniston Old Man.  Not all the way!  Just as far as the abandoned copper mine workings.  I love these old industrial … Continue reading

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