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Submitted by Pam on Sat, 09/19/2009 - 00:22
For centuries it has been traditional, during the wheat harvest, to bring a bit of the harvest into the home and fashion simple or intricate wheat weavings as "house blessings" in the hope they will bring prosperity and good fortune to the family. In the spring, the wheat buds were scattered over the newly planted fields to ensure a bountiful harvest.
Submitted by Pam on Wed, 04/29/2009 - 18:37
I hadn't even finished the first piece of weaving on my new table loom before I began thinking about a weaving project that anyone could weave without owning a traditional loom or any weaving tools. I also wanted the project to be a "work in progress" that could be left on the "loom" as wall art.
And here it is...
Submitted by Pam on Thu, 11/13/2008 - 00:42
This wheat spiral has been on my tree over 35 years and the star and snowflake almost that long. OUCH!;
My eyes and heart fell in love with wheat weaving a long time ago. So...this past Spring I decided that now that I have the whole internet world at my finger tips, I would learn more about it and maybe try my hand at making a few simple ornaments. And here are two of them.