While I was weaving. I paid attention to my posture and to my weaving.
In Laura’s words:
Ideally, weavers should work towards developing a rhythm to their weaving. Opening the shed, throwing the shuttle, and beating should flow into one seamless movement. When the weaver achieves this rhythm, the act of weaving becomes a dance, an art form, a working meditation.
She also has a wonderful video on her site under “Store” and then click on “CD Weaver”. This shows what she means by good posture and the act of weaving becoming a dance.
I pretended tonight I was Laura Fry. In my mind I was; I am not so sure if anyone was observing that they would have thought so.
But it felt good tonight and I did achieve a dance of sorts. I am pleased with the tension and the selvedges:
And the face cloths are nearing the end – I don’t know how many yet:
Meanwhile, the new project (place mats) has begun. I have warped about a third:
(Edited to note: I have had an awful lot of traffic this weekend – who are you all? Thanks for stopping by; I’d like to do the same!)