Salish weavers would sometimes unravel the colonists commercial wool products for their own work – adding in duck feathers, down skins, or woolly dog to improve the properties and quality.
By Michele Hayeur Smith. From March 15th to 19th, 2018 I travelled to New York city to visit an old friend and artist, Dara Oshin and was given the opportunity to meet artist, Anne Mourier, known for her sculpture, collage and photography and more recently for working on female issues and textiles. http://www.annemourier.com. Discussions with…
The word feldur is Icelandic and means a skin from a living or a dead animal.
In December 2015 a good friend gave me her old warp weighted loom, these photos document the adventure of learning to set it up, warp it, and weave with it.