Archive for March 2011
Happy Birthday, Gilbert Begay!
Happy birthday to weaver Gilbert Begay! Gilbert works for Safeway in Farmington, NM and is also a prolific weaver. Above you can see him with one of the small bags that he weaves. In fact, he’s probably weaving one right now. Have a great day, Gilbert!Read More
Introducing The Humderbird
Tempe, AZ I finished this little weaving called The Humderbird last Saturday. The design is derivative of work done by Mae Clark, Janet Tsinnie and Jennie Slick. It’s woven in reproduction Germantown yarn from R.B. Burnham and Co on a C-Cactusflower Maxi loom. It’s priced to not sell at $750,000. Hey, I only need to…Read More
Happy Birthday, Roy Kady!
Teec Nos Pos, AZ Master weaver Roy Kady is celebrating his birthday today. Although it’s a little late in the day, I wanted to wish him a happy day and a great year to come. As you can see above, Roy is a fantastic weaver. He also maintains a large flock of Navajo-Churro sheep and…Read More
2011 Heard Museum Indian Market, A Walk in the Sunshine: Part II
Click on any picture to enlarge it. Phoenix, AZ Let’s visit with a few more weavers at the Heard Museum Guild Indian Market! Heading toward the east side of the show, I stopped and talked with Geneva Scott Shabi and her sister Brenda Spencer. Geneva’s large Ganado Red Wide Ruins rug was sporting a…Read More
2011 Heard Museum Indian Market, A Walk in the Sunshine: Part I
Click on any picture for a closer view Phoenix, AZ The Phoenix Chamber of Commerce cranked up some of the best weather in memory for the 52nd Heard Museum Indian Market, which concluded yesterday. It was warm, but not too warm, there were breezes but it was not windy and it was blessedly free of…Read More