Learning how to weave

Family that saved her belongings during World War II Thriving art culture at camp Leaving everything behind On the process of making her leaf bowls On the process of creating her Japanese paper bowls From double weaving to microfilament “flat” hangings Marriage to Bob Stocksdale Moving to Cincinnati after Topaz Learning how to weave Mother also wove growing up

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I was taken to the weaving room at CCAC I was captivated by the loom. There and then I said, I've just got to go out and get a loom and do it and so with the last $150 I had I went to this RN Studio and bought a loom. That's how I got started. Of course, this friend who had originally taken me to the weaving room said, "I'll show you how to weave." When we started I realized I needed lessons and so I went to the Berkeley Adult School where they had free classes and got the basics.

Date: November 23, 2018
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Patricia Wakida
Contributed by: A Co-Production of the Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum and KCET

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