The Art of Caning - CNCH
A chance encounter with a broken chair some 45 years ago led Jim Widess to a new career: “I was teaching elementary school when I caned my first chair. Those nine hours afforded me the time to think about something other than usual daily concerns. It was a totally freeing experience…caning that first chair changed […]
The Delicate and Graceful World of Kyoto Bamboo Craft
Kyoto-based artist Ogura Chiemi uses age-old techniques to shape bamboo into delicate, lace–like patterns, creating captivating accessories and ornaments. Her traditional bamboo craftworks have been featured in magazines and exhibited around Japan and abroad.
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The Woven Path: Ana Teresa Barboza
Ana Teresa Barboza may have wanted to be a magician when she was 5, but we think her works prove that she’s so much more than that. With a deep understanding and appreciation for nature, Ana Teresa’s embroideries are truly stunning works of art. You’ve probably seen them around the web, but read on to find what really
This work is from my watercolor weaving series. Most are individual watercolor paintings that I rip apart and weave into a new order. After I'm satisfied with the results, I often draw on the finished weaving , using various media - pen, india ink, pencil. The weavings represent a specific aspect of nature, sometimes my experience or my memory, other times…
These have evolved from my love of painting and weaving, in an effort to create a different kind of tapestry. They are painted on paper and other surfaces and woven with strips cut from the...
Squirrel Cage Swifts
The two on the left are Blackheart Sassafras & the one on the right is Blackwood. The ball winder & the skein of wool do not come with the swift. They are only there for demonstration purposes. The maximum skein length is 186cm (73 inches) & is infinitely adjustable down to 125cm (49 inches).
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THIS LISTING IS RESERVED - If you would like to see something similar, I am pleased to accept special orders A cage distaff, to be worn at the waist or otherwise supported or held, for spinning line flax. This distaff can also be used for spinning wool if one were to place the fiber inside the cage or one can wind batts around the cage and tied with ribbon I have designed this piece with versatility in mind, and therefore it can be disassembled for travel. There are three components that…