Paper plate circle weaving. Very cool!

Paper plate weaving to take home. Awesome use of the heavier type paper plates. They are strong enough to become a working frame for a Thanksgiving art piece to take home after completing the weaving activity.



The next Spoonflower contest is geometric shapes using two colors (a purple and a green) plus white. Since I have been into drawing triangles lately I decided to use some of these drawings for this pattern. the final pattern:

Josef Frank, Swedish-Austrian designer, most commonly known for his textiles,but in fact was also an architect, furniture designer,  glass ware, lighting, and metalwork- artist.

Florals are delightful translated Indian embroidery techniques into modern patterns. the floral motifs are especially josef frank-esque, and the quality impeccable

Weaving Upcycled Rugs

Weaving Upcycled Rugs -- fun for kids and grown-ups too! Maybe good for scouts to make dog rugs for donation to scraps animal shelter.

Textile: Bows. Designed by Joseph Frank, ca. 1960. Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund, 2011-41-2 - See more at:

design-is-fine: “Josef Frank, textile design Bows, Linen, cotton. Via Cooper-Hewitt. “Frank’s interest in pattern design was not unique among Viennese architects; like Josef Hoffmann, Koloman.

Jody Alexander - KEEP - Modern Library - Bias

Beautiful "Bias" art quilt by Jody Alexander from the series entitled - KEEP - Modern Library - On the Wall.

Weaving (Reggio)

Would be great for kids at camp - weave your rug, cut off the tree, tie the fringe.This would be cool to do on the wrought iron fence outside my art room.