With the start of school, the parade of kids with backpacks and parents with umbrellas began today (yes, we are getting some rain — not much, but a little). Last year, Finn rocketed between windows offering up his noisy volley of barks. It was nerve wracking. I had to keep the curtains closed.
Today? One little growl. That was it!
And here are a few progress shots of a cloth totem I am calling “Woven Girl”.
Even with red and green in the crown it doesn’t show up very well. Deanna suggested silver beads. I may give that a go.
I was inspired by Jude’s critters. Needing a use for the many rectangles of woven strips I’ve made. And, I wanted to show myself how much easier it is to craft a figure in two, as opposed to three, dimensions.
But she feels a little anonymous to me. Without a season. Or a purpose. I could think of her as a sampler and be done with it. But maybe she just needs a better name?
Good job, Finn. And happy weaving Dee. Is that a chip on your girl’s shoulder? I am wrestling with a woven project too…like a wave cloth weaving makes a come-back.
Ha ha a chip on her shoulder. It sure was intentional that little jutting out piece. Perhaps you’ve offered a clue to her inner state and hence her name?