Thursday, June 30, 2011

Le Manoir

I am sitting under a tree in the countryside in France, doing my en plain air weaving. The birdsong is so different. There is a slight breeze keeping me cool and the sun is shining. What more could I want?
Have a look at the website for this place - it is magnificent.
We have these two days of uninterrupted weaving. Not that the interruptions have been hard to take - we are near the town of Aubusson. which is an historic tapestry weaving town and we have had the privilege of meeting some wonderful ateliers (I hope that is the correct term) who have been very generous with their time. We have visited the tapestry museum, the workshop at Pinton, a dyer's workshop and a cartoon restorer's workshop. And those are just the things I can remember off the top of my head. And that was just the last few days!
I haven't worked out how to upload pictures from the iPad, so just wait till I get home and can do that. I foresee weeks of posting about this trip.


parlance said...

Sounds idyllic!

Mary said...

It is! Can't wait till I get around to managing all my photos and start blogging about the whole trip.