Cut off…

April 13, 2012

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This term’s weaving has now been removed from the loom. Here are a few images of samples and pieces by Weaving 2 students fresh off the warp… These works will now be carefully finished. Several students plan to dye, psychiatrist embroider or otherwise manipulate the cloth further. Once these works are completed they will be added […]

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Weaving 2 Putting “Anni” to Work

April 12, 2012

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The third-year Weaving two class has been working hard over the past two weeks producing samples and full pieces with over six metres woven so far. It is very exciting to see the cloth grow as it travels to the cloth beam at the back of the loom. In this picture you can see the […]

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Talk by Ruth Scheuing TONIGHT!

March 15, 2012

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Ruth Scheuing’s artist talk is scheduled for this evening (March 15) at 630 pm in the ACAD Boardroom. All are welcome!

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Yesterday’s weaving demo…

March 13, 2012

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…is almost finished. Thanks to everyone who came up to see the loom in action! Students in Weaving 2 have begun weaving samples. Look out for images of their work next week.

Visiting Artist Ruth Scheuing

February 28, 2012

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We are very excited to welcome visiting artist Ruth Scheuing to the ACAD Fibre Program this March. Ruth will be giving a talk in the ACAD Boardroom, physician Thursday March 15 from 630 until 8 pm. The following day she will be available for critiques with Fibre students. Sign-up sheets will be posted soon for […]

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Weaving Samples

February 28, 2012

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ACAD Fibre alumnus Marci Simkulet weaving a few samples for a new project she is working on. Sampling over the last couple of weeks has been very instructive as we learn how to operate our new loom. Thanks Marci!

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Putting it all together…

January 17, 2012

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This past weekend, surgery Tara Niscak and I assembled the Fibre Program’s new Jacquard loom with the guidance of AVL‘s Bob Kruger. It was actually a simpler process than we had anticipated and we were threaded and weaving by Sunday (thank you Vicky Lam for your assistance with the threading!) I think that students in […]

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The Loom is here!

December 15, 2011

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After a long wait our AVL Jacquard loom has finally arrived. Installation is scheduled in January. This blog is currently under construction. More content will be added soon.

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