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An Opportunity to Make a Difference …

An Opportunity to Make a Difference …

An opportunity to make a difference … I recently learned that college classmates of mine had mounted an initiative to support quality investigative journalism through organizations founded and/or led by those in our class. Regardless of our individual party affiliation or political beliefs, the work of honest, accurate and probing journalism is critically important to ... Read More
“It’s About the Journey”…

“It’s About the Journey”…

So pleased to say “It’s About the Journey” will be in the Juncture II exhibit, opening at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles. The Reception is on December 3rd, 3:00 – 5:00 at 520 S First St, San Jose, CA. The exhibition runs from November 29th – January 14th. This piece has also ... Read More
“Making Pretty” in the AWD studio

“Making Pretty” in the AWD studio

I’d recently removed a number of pieces from the studio for display in exhibits. It was time to rearrange the place and fill the walls with new energy. So, today I rolled up the proverbial sleeves, with hammer and level in hand, and got to work. I’ve also found it can be incredibly helpful to ... Read More
Work in Progress I

Work in Progress I

“Leaving a World for Our Children” … fresh off the loom! This one was a bit of a bear of a tapestry to weave, offering its share of challenges along the way. That is, in part, because I’d spent some time thinking about how to abstract this design to say what I wanted to say ... Read More
Pulled Warp

Pulled Warp

Here are a few images to give a brief illustration of the pulled warp process. One is of the piece still on the loom; another shows it cut from the loom before pulling; then finally, with two of the three “speed bumps” complete. To see the completed piece, look for “It’s in the Details” in ... Read More