Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Artist Weaving Collab!

Hi...

Happy Wednesday!

A few months (yes, months) back, I posted (on FB) a search for artists who were interested in doing a Weaving Collaboration.  I was happy to see that many of my artist friends were up for the challenge.  Of course, life got in the way and 1 month led to the next month, and so and so forth.  But now, we have all finished our weavings and are ready to share them with you!


The only theme, was that your project had to incorporate weaving.  It could be a traditional weaving or it could be a jewelry piece or anything in between.

I had several ideas for my project, but settled on sharing a weaving that incorporated the 'loom' as part of the overall design.

I used a open frame as for my 'loom', with the idea that the weaving could remain in the frame as a decorative element.  To create the 'loom', I nailed upholstery nails to the top and bottom of the frame for my warp threads.



Then wrapped my warp thread around each nail, tying to the last nail.

   
The rest of the weaving was just a 'normal' weaving, using threads, ribbons, and yarn.


I really like how my 'framed weaving' turned out.  It adds a different element to a traditional weaving, yet is so simple to do.




Looking for more weaving inspiration??  Be sure to hop on over to these wonderful blogs for more ideas and weaving creativity.

Martha Richardson
Beth Soler
Albion Gould
DeeDee Catron
Laura Mooney
Robyn Crowningshield 
Susan Brown
Mitra Pratt
Melissa Johnson

As a special THANK YOU to all of my amazing creative friends, I am giving away my collab weaving to one lucky reader. Be sure to leave a comment below, letting me know you stopped, and I'll pick a winner in a couple of days.

 As always, thank you for taking the time to stop by!  I hope you have a wonderful week!   

19 comments:

Katie smith said...

wow, I love the frame idea, Tina!

Moongirl said...

Oh, wow! I love this idea of framing your weaving as you go.

Beth Soler said...

This is a brilliant idea and your weaving is gorgeous. This is definitely something that I want to try out now you are going to have my hunting for a frame!

DeeDee Catron said...

YES.PLEASE!

Sanna Lippert said...

this is so clever! love the fast the loom "sits" in a frame! this would be a great artpiece to have. yes please! :)

Martha Richardson said...

I think the way you created your loom is GENIUS! I'll never look at an empty frame the same ever again!

by belle said...

Tina! SUPERB! You ae such an inspiration and this weaving is just beautiful!!

Diana Gabriella said...

Incorporating the frame is brilliant! You really created a beauty!! It even (kind of) makes me want to think about maybe possibly trying it 😉 However, I also love having art on my walls that is created by people I know 💖

Diana Gabriella said...

Incorporating the frame is brilliant! You really created a beauty!! It even (kind of) makes me want to think about maybe possibly trying it 😉 However, I also love having art on my walls that is created by people I know 💖

back.roads said...

I have never done weaving and I certainly don't need one more "thing" to add to my already full desk but...OH MY! You caught my attention, big time! This is a gorgeous weaving, and I love how you used a frame to do it. So cool!

Dara Lynn said...

Absolutely an innovative way to showcase a weave project! I've never made a woven project in my adulthood but can remember the joy of macrame and pot holders when I was younger! lol What a beautiful crafted piece :)

Heather Leopard said...

So brilliant and oh so gorgeous! You always amaze me but something about this has me swooning!!! I have been wanting to try but now I'm in serious need of supplies. Love it, Tina

Hastypearl said...

Do you EVER sleep? ;) You are Amazing! Tip toeing...shhhh! Laura

Rosann said...

Wow...this is gorgeous! I love the idea of using an open frame, and although I can't imagine adding another project on my "to do" list, this is calling to me. :)

Carol said...

Awesome - love it Have alovely weekend :)

Sherri Sinclair said...

Thanks to yours and sisters inspiration I'm going to try weaving. Although winning yours would be awesome.

Susan M. Brown {sbartist} said...

Tina - thanks so much for hosting another fun collaborative challenge and inspiring us to try something new. I had so much fun learning a new media that I can stick with, though I am and still in awe of your stunning textile creations. I love how you mounted your tapestry to a frame which transformed it into a masterpiece when complete. :)

anna said...

Wow!! So gorgeous, Tina!!

anna said...

Wow!! So gorgeous, Tina!!

19 comments:

Katie smith said...

wow, I love the frame idea, Tina!

Moongirl said...

Oh, wow! I love this idea of framing your weaving as you go.

Beth Soler said...

This is a brilliant idea and your weaving is gorgeous. This is definitely something that I want to try out now you are going to have my hunting for a frame!

DeeDee Catron said...

YES.PLEASE!

Sanna Lippert said...

this is so clever! love the fast the loom "sits" in a frame! this would be a great artpiece to have. yes please! :)

Martha Richardson said...

I think the way you created your loom is GENIUS! I'll never look at an empty frame the same ever again!

by belle said...

Tina! SUPERB! You ae such an inspiration and this weaving is just beautiful!!

Diana Gabriella said...

Incorporating the frame is brilliant! You really created a beauty!! It even (kind of) makes me want to think about maybe possibly trying it 😉 However, I also love having art on my walls that is created by people I know 💖

Diana Gabriella said...

Incorporating the frame is brilliant! You really created a beauty!! It even (kind of) makes me want to think about maybe possibly trying it 😉 However, I also love having art on my walls that is created by people I know 💖

back.roads said...

I have never done weaving and I certainly don't need one more "thing" to add to my already full desk but...OH MY! You caught my attention, big time! This is a gorgeous weaving, and I love how you used a frame to do it. So cool!

Dara Lynn said...

Absolutely an innovative way to showcase a weave project! I've never made a woven project in my adulthood but can remember the joy of macrame and pot holders when I was younger! lol What a beautiful crafted piece :)

Heather Leopard said...

So brilliant and oh so gorgeous! You always amaze me but something about this has me swooning!!! I have been wanting to try but now I'm in serious need of supplies. Love it, Tina

Hastypearl said...

Do you EVER sleep? ;) You are Amazing! Tip toeing...shhhh! Laura

Rosann said...

Wow...this is gorgeous! I love the idea of using an open frame, and although I can't imagine adding another project on my "to do" list, this is calling to me. :)

Carol said...

Awesome - love it Have alovely weekend :)

Sherri Sinclair said...

Thanks to yours and sisters inspiration I'm going to try weaving. Although winning yours would be awesome.

Susan M. Brown {sbartist} said...

Tina - thanks so much for hosting another fun collaborative challenge and inspiring us to try something new. I had so much fun learning a new media that I can stick with, though I am and still in awe of your stunning textile creations. I love how you mounted your tapestry to a frame which transformed it into a masterpiece when complete. :)

anna said...

Wow!! So gorgeous, Tina!!

anna said...

Wow!! So gorgeous, Tina!!