Posts Tagged ‘Sheep is Life’
Want to Have a Fun Fiber Sunday? Try a Mini Sheep is Life!
Ganado, AZ It just doesn’t get better than a Sunday at a Sheep is Life event for Jennie Slick and me. Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site hosted the event today and there were areas where people could learn about carding and spinning, vegetal dyeing and weaving. Jay Begay, Beverly Allen, Ilene Naegle and Jennie…Read More
Weaving of the Day: Spiderwoman Shoulder Blanket by TahNibaa Naat’aanii (and Happy Birthday!)
Tempe, AZ TahNibaa Naat’aanii of Table Mesa, NM exemplifies the finest qualities of Navajo tradition in her constant blending of innovation with heritage. TahNibaa seeks a return to the times when Navajo textiles were used by Navajos as garments, before the introduction of machine made Pendleton patterns. In the intricately and beautifully fringed blanket above,…Read More
2009 Sheep is Life Celebration
Farmington, NM Jennie Slick and I are on our way to do a Navajo Weaving Boot Camp at Bear Lake in Utah and we had a chance to stop by the Sheep is Life Celebration today. The event is being held on the campus of Navajo Preparatory Academy in Farmington, New Mexico and celebrates the…Read More