This finally came off the box loom.
You can see the creases on the sides where the fabric held onto its frame for such a long time.
Before removing the weaving, I knew I needed to secure the outer perimeter.
This ~ I thought ~ was going to take quite a bit of needle maneuvering
so I expected the invisible basting to take a lot longer than it did. But as I sat on the stair landing,
happily stitching under the bright light from the skylight,
my needle seemed to fly through these soft cloths.
The gratitude I felt!
For some backstory, please click on this post...
it will explain everything about why I am so grateful to no longer be "stuck."
This might be one of my favorite cloth techniques of all time. Jude, from Spirit Cloth, taught this
in her 'Contemporary Woven Boro' workshop...I was instantly smitten and
have so looked forward to getting back to it.
So today, when I finally picked it up to release it from its framework,
I became ELATED....
I felt a lot like this
~ New Wings ~
A new landscape for beadwork ... let's see where this goes now, shall we?