Designing Weavers

I am beginning a new series, related to last year’s elements and principles of design series. This one will focus on designing weavers. I will interview various weavers and include their thoughts here for your inspiration. My hope is that these interviews will inspire you in your own work. I will begin with myself, giving you a bit of background and some information you may not have known previously about how I create. Background: Who are you? Sara Nordling, blog owner, weaver, MFA in studio art, teacher of art at the university level and to the weaving community. How long have you been weaving? Since 1992 What looms do you own? 16 shaft AVL compu-dobby, 8 Gilmore floor loom, 8 shaft Lou

New Year, New Design

In the last weeks of the new year I designed and wove a series of scarves. I am presenting them to you all as a design challenge. It is a way to refresh yourself on the elements and principles of design I recently presented. There are three different colors and two different treadlings. It isn't important that you know how I did them. What I would like for you to do, in the comments section below, is to comment on which elements and principles of design you see me using. There are several being used and the second treadling may have different elements/principles used than the other scarves. You can try to list all the elements and principles used or just comment on the ones you see as m

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