FUN WITH MOTIF + COLOR

written + photographed by SARA HOTCHKISS

I’m lucky to own big rug looms for large size rug and wall-hanging commissions. This summer after finishing a large commission I decided to have a little fun with a different kind of project. Weaving a series of four small rugs side-by-side to explore repetition in motif and color.

Here is the first run:

I enjoyed this so much I did a second run with a slight variation in the design:

There is something so satisfying about modifying color and design in a repetition—each individual piece is unique and when viewed together they talk to each other.

Here is the second set of four:

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