Tag Archives: weaving

Weaving Ash Baskets – Earthskills 2016

I mentioned Earthskills previously.  In 2015 I made a bamboo digeridoo in Fuz Sanderson’s class.  In 2016, I met Barron Brown who led spoon and bowl carving classes. I did not take the “Weaving Baskets from Ash” class in 2016.   I was tempted, but I’m glad I didn’t succumb. Based on a visit to […]

Cherry knitting spools

Corkwork: Revisiting French knitting, Spool Knitting

I just finished a batch of spool knitters in cherry for a customer.  They are so pretty that I need to keep one for myself.  These are probably the most elegant spool knitters I have ever seen.  Solid. Beautiful. Cherry. Wood. Tantalizing grain. Gleaming.  Satin finish.  Oooh. I want one.  And in case you want […]

Spanish moss overhanging boardwalk at La Chua Trail

Weaving with Spanish Moss: Tales & Details, Part 2

If you are unfamiliar with the critter that crawled from my Spanish Moss sample, you can read Part 1 here. The story does end as you would expect it — without a glowing review of class decorum .  The principal would return to conduct a another review when there would be no disruptions. Specifically: Everyone would remain at […]

Florida Critter Stories: Desire to Weave Spanish Moss

Spanish Moss — grayish green wisps that drip and sway from trees.  The moss has held me in its spell for some years now.  It is the stuff of movies and wonderful mood photographs. Yet, in some sense is so ethereal no one notices it.  I have my own stories of Spanish Moss. I write […]