Tara’s Saori Designs

Tara has been coming to weave at my studio and work on clothing design. She does most of her weaving at home on her Saori loom and is now very inspired to make clothing, scarves, wall hangings, table runners, etc. as she is going to be at a market this summer to sell her weavings.

This week she brought a huge basket of cloth that she had woven and we sat down to decide what to make. We worked on two wall hangings, a few scarves and then a vest / top that she wanted to make. I wish I had taken more pictures, but I did get a few of the finished top.

The front:

Taras top

The back:

Taras top

The side:

Taras top

Close-up:

Taras top

Designs by Tara ~ fabulous!

Happy Weaving,
Terri

My website: www.saorisaltspring.com

8 replies
  1. Noreen Crone-Findlay
    Noreen Crone-Findlay says:

    Bravo, Tara and congratulations on your gorgeous vest! I wish you the greatest of success with your designs and with selling your work at the market!
    :o) I believe in you!
    Noreen

  2. Eve Roblin... Tara's mom
    Eve Roblin... Tara's mom says:

    Hi Friends,
    Tara and I want to thank Terri for being such a gifted
    and patient teacher. Soari weaving is truly liberating. The
    inclusive/accepting attitude encourages creativity and
    diversity. What an open-hearted community!
    Woven Hugs to you all, Eve and Tara
    P.S.Thanks for your loving comment Noreen…

  3. karen
    karen says:

    The ‘expressing’ that comes through Saori weaving delights me in my own experience of it and comes across so heartfully in Tara’s vest. I like the cascade of fleece closures gathering together, so to speak, the collection and selection of the weaving itself. And, as always, I feel artist and viewer benefit when the creation is wearable and strolls out in the world.

  4. Pamela Neville
    Pamela Neville says:

    You are truly gifted dearest Tara. I love to see your creativity manifest itself and when it is a labour of love, it makes it even more special.

  5. Lynn
    Lynn says:

    Tara, I love the new vest! You have such a way with colour and texture. I’m looking forward to another Saori gathering in Victoria so we can see more of your designs.

  6. Carolyn
    Carolyn says:

    WOW!!! Beautiful work Tara!! The things that you make shine with the love that you put into them!!
    🙂 __/__
    Carolyn

  7. pam
    pam says:

    Thank you for sharing Tara’s top! Tara’s weavings are lovely and the two of you worked out a stunning Saori garment.

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