Thursday, May 28, 2009

Neat and Tidy Soon

I have not had much time to do any tapestry weaving recently; perhaps an hour or so to work on one spot on my giraffe piece. However, I am excited about what my DH is working on in the garage. It should spur me on to focus a bit more on tapestry.

When I was at CNCH a tapestry weaver had set up all her tapestry yarns on spools on a rack. She had a bobbin winder on top to easily combine yarns as she needed them. See photo.

So neat and tidy...I just love neat and tidy when it comes to my tapestry yarns. DH is sanding, priming, staining and finishing an old spool rack for me. He is staining it with a white wash so there is no yellow cast from the color of the wood. I did the same thing with my bobbins...I hate that yellow cast - it makes the yarns look a different color.

I will show off my new tapestry yarn rack when its all spruced up and all the yarn is organized. It should inspire me to work on my tapestries vs. my novel or my beetle collection or my optical illusion experiments or my ...

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