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« on: February 18, 2009 05:03:01 PM »

I'm weaving on a 4 harness Gilmore for my Fiber Arts class. The assignment is a 3-week project that should be relief or sculptural in quality. I want to use computer wires, the internal parts, the rainbow ones, and I want to create something that is both "homey" and made with these materials but I'm really stuck. Computers have always been a part of my home life and I want to express this.

Any ideas? Embarrassed
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2009 05:05:41 PM »

I've thought of doing a "Home Sweet Home" motif with inlay, of a rug (too pokey), and of a lampshade but my engineering skills are far behind any workable ideas
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2009 05:13:45 PM »


also, should I buy this? I mean is it a good deal? I've never worked on a loom like it but the price just seems right...
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2009 09:04:27 PM »

Plain weave with computer wires

Doubleweave pickup underside binary for "home sweet home"

top side
« Last Edit: February 21, 2009 09:05:28 PM by ni » THIS ROCKS   Logged
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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2009 08:45:16 AM »

I love your binary double weave pickup!!!!!!  That is just fab!

And the computer wires...how creative!  Yay!  Grin

I have no idea what you're talking about, so here's me with some yarn on my head.

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« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2009 02:52:57 PM »

I wish I knew how I was going to implement them into something structural  Huh
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