On The Loom Blog

New Postcard

Written By: Muffy Young
Date: Wednesday, January 22nd 2014
craft fair

Here is my latest postcard, will be ready for Baltimore.

My talented husband Dan has done it again. Check out the shadows and highlights around the inset. Thanks so much!

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Lost Art

Written By: Muffy Young
Date: Sunday, January 19th 2014

My friend and fellow fiber artist Robin Bergman sent me this link to an article in The New York Times Magazine.

http://mobile.nytimes.com/slideshow/100000002636915/2014/01/12/magazine/fruits-of-the-loom.html?from=magazine

You have to look at all the pictures. This is what I do, but on a tiny...

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Dominoes Scarves

Written By: Muffy Young
Date: Friday, January 10th 2014
Dominoes new work

I'm pretty excited about these new scarves. The idea came from a warp I did in 2004. I wasn't selling at many shows then, and most were bought by friends so I have been seeing them over the years. I kept saying to myself, "Now that's a nice scarf, I wonder how I did that?" I took the Dominoes image from those, and combined it with a design I had done even longer ago, inspired by a weaving by the famous Bauhaus weaver and writer Anni Albers. This is nothing new, lots of my work is inspired by Anni Albers. Her book, On Designing has kept me going through many long nights of wondering what I'm doing here.

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