29 July 2015

Back after a long hiatus

The family situation that pulled my attention away from weaving for so long has improved, and I am finding I have space in my life again for challenging yet inessential activities.  Since I last posted here I have acquired the reference article I needed to read, learned a lot more about pre-Roman tapestry weaves, and mentally solved the last questions I had about how to weave this project.  More on these issues as I get closer to the parts of the project where they become relevant; suffice it to say, there has been a lot of string-related squeeing around here in the past month or so.

Today I mended six broken warp threads—again, all from the center of the warp.  Then I checked the whole warp to make sure it's all in good weaving order.  I will spend some time this afternoon reviewing my posts and notes to help me re-learn the dance.  I'm glad I left myself those breadcrumbs!

Tomorrow I hope to resume weaving after I go pick up the book the library has on hold for me.

4 comments:

  1. I can't wait to see your renewed progress! Welcome back!

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  2. Yay missed you! Yay string!!!

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  3. Where's the rest?! What happened?! Did you finish it? What further hurdles did you have to overcome? Are there any more pictures? Oh please, please, don't leave me/us hanging here at the edge of the cliff! (And I do hope the awful silence isn't due to further life and family mishaps...) I shall have to search hard to find any sequel on the Interweave; oh I do hope there's a happy ending, with a justly proud weaver (you) and satisfied wearer (Il Patrone)...

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