Saturday, May 21, 2016

- Weaving it all together

First off, thanks to Dana, whose comment inspired today's Patch #142 ...


This needle-woven bit of silk on linen (Montana Joe please note: this may have been Waterlilies variegated silk from Caron) was created during Jude Hill's Considering Weave ... which brought me into contact with many of the Kindred Spirits listed in the right side-bar and began my own journey with "What if?"

In addition to echoing the green needle weaving in yesterday's post, today's patch also recalls the weave in my newest kitchen gadget ...


I'm not at all sure how I lived nearly 60 years without a bamboo steamer, but I'm very much enjoying the belated addition of steamed dumplings to our menu rotation.

I also tackled a couple of Retrospective patches for April 20 and April 29. Since dewberries made appearances on those two dates, I decided to do unripe ...


and ripe versions ...



A quick sketch or two, rendered first in pencil, then white marking pen (which disappears when ironed) ...


led to two very different results ...


both of which made significant use of Newcomb-style darning stitch. 

And of course, it being Saturday, yet another weather-patch week has been completed ...

2 comments:

Mo Crow said...

such beautiful weaving!

Liz Ackert said...

Thanks Mo ... hard to believe it's been almost two years since I made this. About time I found it a home.