Tempe, AZ I didn’t say which Sunday I would do the next installment on the Germantowns did I? This time of year offers more than it’s fair share of distractions and writing articles fell by the wayside somewhere between the recipe box and the post office. But, it’s Sunday again and I’ve got some Read More
Archives for December 2009
Tempe, AZ The Germantown period, which lasted from 1864 until about 1915, represents one of the most vibrantly creative eras in the history of Navajo weaving. The very existence of these textiles is a testimony to the perseverance and will to survive of the Navajo people. Although commercial yarns had been available to the Navajos Read More
Tempe, AZ Alice Van Winkle Thompson and her daughter-in-law Glenda are approaching completion of the Ganado Red rug in the picture above. It is woven with Brown Sheep yarn that’s been re-spun so that it’s more tightly twisted for better design definition. Alice and Glenda have chosen colors that are just a little different from Read More
Registration for Convergence 2010 in Albuquerque, New Mexico has just opened up today and you’ll find Jennie Slick and I will be doing three seminars and a two-day workshop. Our schedule and the class numbers are below.
Thursday, July 22, 2010 (1:00-4:00) SS206 Navajo Warping and Weaving Demonstration: Jennie do will a complete small Read More
Tempe, AZ There are two new bags in the Mercantile as of this afternoon. I purchased these at the Pueblo Grande auction last month, but haven’t had a chance to add them to the store until today. One bag is by Emily Malone and it’s the first ever bag done in the Spider Rock design. Read More