The Weft Project

Images of the process:

The idea for our project is a smaller version of Terry Helwig’s ‘The Thread Project’, her response to 9/11, “Some say the world is hanging by a thread-I say a thread is all we need.”-Terry Helwig, Founder.

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I took this idea of community and thought of having Farmin Stidwell Elementary students and family share stories with a piece of ‘something’ to be woven into one of three wall hangings.

the beginning:

measuring and warping the looms:


taking the three pieces off the loom:

woven textures:

hanging the finished piece:

The Weft Project stories

Stories: These pages are printed from a former website and now in a PDF. I do have the original hand written pieces of paper taped into a journal. Enjoy the read . . .