Entries by Terri

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Placemat Vest Variation

I want to share some of the things I’ve made based on some patterns in the SAORI books. I say “based on” as nothing I make follows the pattern exactly. Each cloth, each person and so each piece of clothing is different. My variation here is using 1 1/2 widths of the cloth I had […]

January 2020 – A new decade

Happy New Year! I’ve just sent out a newsletter with events happening at the studio and in Victoria in 2020.  You can read it here. It includes information and registration for SAORI weaving workshops and retreats with SAORI Salt Spring.

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Changes coming to the SAORI Salt Spring Studio!

As of November this year, my teaching studio will be moved into Honeysuckle Cottage! This means there will be more space for weaving, a sewing room, a bathroom and full kitchen. We will still be in the woods, with a beautiful deck to enjoy. Honeysuckle Cottage – soon to be the SAORI Salt Spring Studio […]

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Spaces Between – A Healing Journey

“Spaces Between”  is an installation at the Green Raven Clinic on Salt Spring Island. Reflections: Warp – I am the warp. I am black and I am strong and I hold all these pieces together. Without the warp she could not weave. I am dark and in the background so that all the colours of […]

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Remembering Misao Jo

On January 10, 2018, Misao Jo sensei passed away peacefully. She was 104, with her 105th birthday just a few months away. Misao has inspired so many through the SAORI philosophy and her passion for it. At 57 she embarked on a journey that will carry on through her family and so many others. I […]

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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 […]