Monday, August 4, 2014

Fiber inForm show, saori weaving and kids

A fiber show opened August 1 in Santa Cruz " Fiber inForm". I was asked to submit some of my pieces and the opening  reception was Friday evening. more info on the show and the upcoming SAORI KAI blog link to the show and kai here

one of my "woven canvases"

The trio of my Saroi umbrellas

 Mary lou in front of her lovely felted frame piece

 My student Garnet's saori woven piece wrapped  on her "mummy" dress form

 mobius cowl

The trio of my Saori umbrella's

My progression hand spun and dyed and woven pillows, and my "artist coat"


 I was busy creating and sewing new loom bags for the Saori looms Etsy shop loom bags.
I never make a bag out of the same fabric twice.

 "Morocco " beautiful fabrics ( SOLD)
 'Hedge grove maze"

 "midnight flower garden"

and a new Organic cotton 8/2 cone set "grape harvest in the vineyards"  shop link to coned yarns


  A visit to our  son's family means bringing the Saori piccolo loom for the grand kids to weave on.
 winding bobbins

 Making plied cords using the looms built in bobbin winder

washing the weaving
learning to sew on a machine.

and two  really cute pouches  emerge ! the right one is his, the one for his sister on the left  he sewed ( he would have wanted me to be sure to clarify that).

Peace through weaving
Jill Nickolene Sanders
my Etsy shop


  1. Looks like the inForm show was wonderful, but what is truly wonderful are the grandkids learning to weave and sew and create! But of course they have a great role model!


    1. Thank you Melody. Saori weaving and kids is just perfect!
      peace through fibers


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