Mesa, AZ Last Saturday, I did my semi-annual dye class for the Fiber Factory in Mesa. We take a full day and use cochineal, indigo, madder and osage orange. Since this combination includes all of the primary colors, theoretically we can derive any color on the color wheel. Although both indigo and cochineal were used Read More
Archives for November 2009
Ft. Sumner, NM I love a road trip and I’ve probably been past the turn off to Ft. Sumner on I-40 two dozen times, even a couple of times wondering how far it was from the interstate (47 miles) and thinking that someday I should go, especially after 2005 when the state of New Mexico Read More
Clovis, NM This is just a quick post to let you know that Jennie Slick and I are in Clovis, NM getting ready to do a weaving program at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, about 20 miles from here. We’ll be visiting the Bosque Redondo Memorial at Ft. Sumner this afternoon. The Navajos were Read More
Tempe, AZ Here’s the latest piece that I’ve finished, a weaving called The Social Dancers. The yarn is Burnham’s Trading Post #2, which is about 325 yards to a four ounce skein. I dyed all of the yarn except for the black. The yellowish variegated yarn is aniline dyed, the pink and maroon are Read More
R.B. Burnham and Company Native Auctions will be taking consignments for their Pueblo Grande Native American Arts and Rug Auction at Drumbeat Indian Arts, 4143 N. 16th St. in Phoenix on November 18th and 19th from 10 AM to 5 PM and on November 20th from 10 AM to 2 PM.