Entries by Terri

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Exploring 3D SAORI weaving

Well, it has been a while since I’ve written. Many things have been happening over this summer and there are pictures on my Facebook page and also on Instagram if you haven’t been following along. We recently finished 10 full and fantastic days with Loom Dancer Weaving Odysseys (watch the great video at this link […]

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Artist-in-Residence – Spring 2016

Earlier this month I was so happy to host Stacey Piwinski as the Artist-in-Residence at SAORI Salt Spring. When we were setting up the residency, Stacey requested that we go to Pacifica Paddle at the beginning rather than at the end of the residency. She wanted to meet others in this SAORI community and see […]

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Artist-in-Residence – Spring 2016

  I am pleased to announce the next Artist-in-Residence at SAORI Salt Spring. And I want to thank all the others that applied…the decision was not an easy one! March 2016 Artist-in-Residence – Stacey Piwinski, MFA of Massachusetts I have met some of her connections to SAORI – Mihoko Wakabayashi of SAORI Worcester and Bobbie […]

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Artist-in-Residence: On my return to the South…

Susan Norton, from Louisiana was the first Artist-in-Residence at SAORI Salt Spring. I asked her for a few words about her experience here and this is what she wrote: [su_divider top=”no” style=”dotted” divider_color=”#5e6cb9″] On my return to the South, I understand that we really do move at a much slower pace than others. Whether it […]

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Loom Dancer Weaving Odysseys – August 2015

What an amazing two weeks! It started with Karen coming early to spend some time on retreat and learning more about SAORI weaving and assisting with preparation for the workshops. The first day is a tour of Salt Spring Island – my studio, Ewetopia Farm, the Gulf Islands Spinning Mill and then Seaside Kitchen for […]

The Squid Family – by Lynn Jones

Lynn has been assisting me for many years with all kinds of SAORI events in and around Victoria. She has also been doing some wonderful SAORI clothing design – I’ll let her share her story and some great photos! [su_divider top=”no” style=”dotted” divider_color=”#5e6cb9″] My weaving journey began in 2006. My weaving ‘passion’ began in 2009 […]

Gathering of bobbins

Last night I gathered up my tangle of bobbins and sorted them out in preparation for some workshops. I filled a basket and as I was doing that I was thinking about all the yarns on the bobbins… I was wondering what the most popular colour was, or if there is one. As I said […]

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SAORI Salt Spring at The Workshop @ Pacifica

  This past weekend I took 6 new looms over to The Workshop @ Pacifica in Brentwood Bay, Victoria. We have set up a wonderful, waterfront workshop space to be a home for these looms. I will be offering classes and workshops and we are also working on some drop-in times and loom rentals so […]