The Weaving News
For about the last six weeks, all of the conversations that I’ve been involved in with Navajo weavers have included this question: “Are you going to the Gathering of Weavers”? Over the last five years, this unique event at the Heard Museum has become an important venue for master weavers who sell their work Read More
The Heard Museum Gathering of Weavers is a unique event where Navajo weavers market their work directly to customers. It started as a fairly small event five years ago and has struggled somewhat to find a niche in a tight economy, but it seems to have reached that spot where the weavers find it a Read MoreRead More
Florence Riggs brought her hogan interior weaving to the Gathering of Weavers at the Heard Museum. It’s woven from Brown Sheep’s finer weight yarn and is set at 10 warps per inch. There are over 50 rows in each inch! Florence’s weaving didn’t find a buyer at the Heard, so its still for sale Read MoreRead More
Gerard Begay started weaving about six months ago and brought an astonishing five rugs to the Gathering of Weavers.
This cute purse by Laramie Blake is headed for the Weaving in Beauty Mercantile. It will be priced at $180.
Weavers who use Navajo techniques and are looking for a small portable Navajo loom now have a new option! Jennie Slick’s son, Fred Tso has been building small looms for our classes and we sold every single one that he made except for one that Jennie uses because Fred’s daughter decided to help her Dad Read MoreRead More
If you read yesterday’s article, you understand why I’m going to the Gathering of Weavers: Navajo Weavers Marketplace at the Heard Museum on November 2. Today, I’m going to extol the virtues of the Pueblo Grand Annual Navajo Rug Auction and then you’ll understand why I can’t pass that event up either.
What’s the Pueblo Read More
Sometimes I wonder if the quantum physicists are right about being able to be in two places at once. It would really come in handy this coming Saturday. There are two major weaving events that are happening in Phoenix and I’m going to do my best to get to both of them. Let’s talk about Read MoreRead More
A Happy Ending for a Navajo Rug
Thanks for all of the interest in Laramie Blake’s Burntwater rug! In fact, Weaving in Beauty site traffic broke it’s one day record with a total of 604 visitors.
To catch you up, Laramie’s Burntwater style Navajo rug (which she’s holding in the picture above) hadn’t sold at the Flagstaff Read More