Mom always says, "never cut a knot, always untie it. If you can't figure out how to untie a knot, you'll never figure out how to solve your problems."

Thursday, December 8, 2011

why cloth: potential response

Image by Mary Lou Trinkwon - coordinator - first speaker on video
The other day over at Jude's Magic Diary page, she made reference to a post by Deb Lacativa: Conflicted. On her blog Deb asks, "why cloth."  Some people have left comments related to this post on both Deb's blog and on Jude's.  I've been think about it and then I happened to see this YouTube posting from Capilano University in North Vancouver.  I liked the introduction by the coordinator of the Textile Arts programs there and the answers some of the students gave in response to "why cloth."  One states it is related the history of civilization...as are many things in truth.  But it is also related to a personal history as another student suggests...and that is true as well.  So if you haven't seen this video - it might give some thought to the question, "why cloth?'

Capilano University student Catherine Morley's video - "Every Fibre of My Being"http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=t0i7JFHz5NE#!


  1. thanks for this sharing of good strong words, very empowering food for thought

  2. interesting video. thanks for sharing.

  3. Yes, interesting - thank you for finding it.

  4. henrietta, i really enjoyed seeing this, thanks. i wish so much that i had been a bit conscious during my years in textile design--looking back i wonder if i was at ALL awake!

  5. I enjoyed that! More things to think about... :)


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