A new (to me) basket weaving technique.. twill!
Taught by the incredibly gifted and amazing @katiegrovestudios
We started off with a paper template (as pictured) to get a feel and understanding for this more technical weaving pattern.
It’s amazing the edges that came up as I was working with this technique. I found myself frustrated and scattered and resisting. All the while I also felt enamored and excited to be working with a new technique.
And as we were taught yesterday twill is essentially anything other then the standard over under weaving technique. So it can get even more complicated then this. And Katie put in so much dirt time to be able to teach this to us and give us this art form to work with. I am super humbled by her knowledge and experience.
What I love about weaving is how much I learn and connect with the plants and how much I learn and connect with myself.
There are incredibly rich questions that come up.
This technique is a bit more tedious and involves a good amount of time sitting and being still. And yet there’s an amazing amount of processing that goes into it just to get to the space of creation and weaving the basket or container.
Does stillness make me uncomfortable or does my body just want to move? Can it be both and...
#twill#basketweaving#baskets#katiegrovestudios#basketcase#weavingwomen#womenweaving#healing#sacredquestion - 12 hours ago
Happy Father’s Day to those celebrating. Love to those who aren’t. Parents being detained away from their children drive u especially insane today? We r with u. #basketcase#basketcases#keepfamiliestogether - 16 hours ago
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