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Day 7: Leave, Weave, Discard or Donate

By Pamela Penney | Jul 11, 2022

Day 7 of LEAVE, WEAVE, DISCARD or DONATE my at home artist’s residency: ○ Started the day out on the deck warping the large tapestry loom. I ran out of cotton twine, and it started raining. Hopefully, I can finish the warping tomorrow. ○ Clocked in a few more hours cleaning in the basement. Sorted…

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Day 5 & 6: Leave, Weave, Discard or Donate

By Pamela Penney | Jul 10, 2022

Day 5 & 6 of LEAVE, WEAVE, DISCARD or DONATE, my at home artist’s residency: ○ Yesterday I decided I wasn’t happy with the last quarter of my 1st weaving for the Summer of Tapestry with @rebeccamezofftapestry . It was narrowing toward the top. And although I’m not striving for perfection I knew if I took it…

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Day 4: Leave, Weave, Discard or Donate

By Pamela Penney | Jul 8, 2022

Day 4 of “LEAVE, WEAVE, DISCARD or DONATE” my at home artist’s residency. ○ I started warping the large loom out on the deck. Temperatures were in the 70s and the humidity dropped as the day went on. A bit of rain mid-day sent me indoors. Warp about 1/3 done… ○ I was joined by…

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Day 3: Leave, Weave, Discard or Donate

By Pamela Penney | Jul 7, 2022

Day 3 of “LEAVE, WEAVE, DISCARD or DONATE”, my at home artist’s residency: ○ Despite it being hot and very humid I persevered and got my pipe loom assembled out on the deck! Detail shot shows the tensioning device and bungee cord stabilizer. I had all the parts I needed for this except for the…

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Day Two: Leave, Weave, Discard or Donate

By Pamela Penney | Jul 6, 2022

Day 2 of “LEAVE, WEAVE, DISCARD or DONATE”, my at home artist’s residency: ○ I cleared my work table of everything but the items for this project (see yesterday’s “before” photo) Prepped the large pipe loom, marking inch increments for the top and bottom bar. ○ Took 2 bags and an ironing board to donation…

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Day One: Leave, Weave, Discard or Donate

By Pamela Penney | Jul 5, 2022

Today is Day One of my self-proclaimed “at home artist’s residency”.  I have always wanted to apply for a residency, dreaming of a period of time and a place devoted to creative exploration.  A process or a project come to fruition, inspired by the surroundings and the development of a project proposal and theme.  But,…

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Proposal: At Home Artist Residency 2022

By Pamela Penney | Jul 5, 2022

Statement: I am so overwhelmed this summer by the issues facing our world that I’m uncertain where to begin. But, the process of creation is literally “the beginning” so, it is where I must start. Creation through weaving and yarn spinning is my therapy and process for clearing trauma held in my heart/body.  For my…

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March Madness (mine!)

By Pamela Penney | Mar 18, 2022

My husband shares with me his insights into current sporting events, even though I’m sure after 40ish years together he knows I only feign a bit of interest.  This does however open dialogue and conversation on something he is passionate about.  From what he has shared, I guess this year the college basketball tournament is…

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Celebrating Imbolc 2022

By Pamela Penney | Feb 2, 2022

Here we are at Imbolc already!  I’ve been working with my sisters on a new adventure that started at last Mabon.  We have been creating online celebrations of the Pagan holidays and sharing our gifts of Tarot, Meditation, Witch-crafting and having so much fun!  It has been a great way for us to connect across…

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