Tapestry Weaving on a Card Loom / ALL LEVELS
Tapestry weaving is a type of weaving used to create pictures or graphics with fiber. In tapestry weaving the weft yarns cover the warp yarns so that the design is all in the weft. Come and learn the process which includes: slit techniques, interlock techniques, dovetailing, and outlining. Design your own simple tapestry on a card loom.
DATE & TIME:
Saturday / May 12, 2018
9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Bring your favorite “gourmet to go” bag lunch. One glass of wine will be provided along with water and tea.
Every student must bring the following: yarns of various colors and types, scissors, Pencil, pen, paper, iPad, black marker, notebook, ruler, large toothed comb (pick).
- Discussion: What is Tapestry Weaving
- Warping the Card Loom
- Learning Plain Weave
- Practicing Tapestry Techniques
- Planning your own Tapestry masterpiece
Home Studio / 35722 Road J.8, Mancos, CO (Cedar Mesa Ranches)
Minimum 3 students; Maximum 5 students
Linda Rose, MFA
Writing, Weaving, & Fabric Design
About the Artist:
Linda has her Master of Fine Arts degree in Weaving and Fabric Design and works with fibers and other media, including architectural textiles for public spaces using fiber arts techniques. As the art teacher at an academy in Florida, she taught art at all levels and all media, and has currently been teaching workshops in “Writing Your Life Story”. Her students have been successful in writing many segments of their own story using her unique approach to launch their autobiography.