TITLE

Thoughts on Weaving and Life

AUTHOR(S)
KNISELY, TOM
PUB. DATE
January 2015
SOURCE
Handwoven;Jan/Feb2015, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need for weavers to accept the idea of imperfection in their weaving. Topics covered include the use of Japanese zanshi cloth and leftover yarns in a weft project as well as the author's reflections on life lessons that weavers should apply to weaving. Also mentioned is the author's views on making mistakes in weaving.
ACCESSION #
99647017

 

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