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Posts from the ‘SAORI Weaving’ Category

Mental Health and the Power of Creating: Fiber Arts

Meditation has been proven to help focus, reduce anxiety and increase energy.  It takes many forms; not just sitting in lotus position, chanting OM.
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WeaveWeird in an Art Show!

I am so excited because this weekend is the opening reception for the I Got a Beer art show, being put on by Cigar City Brewery in Tampa Fla.
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Uninhibited Exploration-Kids and SAORI

Last week I had the opportunity to assist my friend and mentor, Chiaki O’Brien, teaching SAORI weaving to K-5th graders, at the Blake School just outside Minneapolis.  To say it was an inspirational week is an understatement.
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The Power of Community, Intention and Gratitude

Over a year ago, an amazing student walked into my studio. She is bright and energetic and was searching for her “passion.”  She sat at the loom and immediately knew it was where she belonged.
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How I Do It- Using Super Bulky Yarns as Warp on a Floor Loom

I’ve got a really fun trick I picked up in my travels. It’s for using super bulky yarns to warp a floor loom!! It’s quick and uses just a few easy to pick up essentials that will help you create your own textured bulky warps!!
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