Woven Pastors in a Row – American and British

by Robbie LaFleur

In my book, weaving connections via the Web are wonderful.  A while back, a weaving instructor from the north of England, Jane Flanagan, asked for permission for her student to weave a pattern similar to one made by Nancy Ellison.  Avril Sweeting had seen Nancy’s piece featured on this blog, posted back in 2010.

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Of course Nancy was pleased that others would like to interpret her pattern.  Jane spent time with Avril working out how the motifs had been created. Avril wanted to reproduce the pattern accurately, so much so that she did it twice!

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Another of Jane’s students, Jean Roberts, saw Avril’s piece and tried her hand at boundweave too.

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A further two students asked for help with similar boundweave pieces, so now Jane is  developing more learning materials, creating many samples, and plans to weave a larger boundweave rosepath rug early in 2017.

Thank you for sharing, Jane, Jean, and Avril. It’s fun to think about a pasture in Minnesota, with people and sheep, and some matching sheep on the English countryside.

About Robbie LaFleur
Weaving in Minnesota, when I can!

2 Responses to Woven Pastors in a Row – American and British

  1. I am total beginner! These are awesome!

  2. Pingback: Acquiring Yarn the Traditional Way | Scandinavian Weavers Study Group

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