Saturday, March 2, 2013

Woven Color Study


Dyed reed can be woven into colorful repetative patterns.   Often the the patterns are woven into the sides of baskets or bottoms of low sided trays.   I decided to weave a reed color study into a square pattern and insert the design into a frame for  display.

I started the weaving just as I would to make a basket bottom, without the extra reed needed to weave  sides. 

                          After I achieved the desired size I folded
                         the reed  back onto itself.

I covered the back of the weaving with a felt square before I placed
the weaving into a frame.

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