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Tapestry Weaving – more samples

February 4, 2010

More tapestry samples.  I wove all of the samplers  years ago, enjoyed the process, but never went any further.  As I look at these and remember the pleasre of weaving tapestry I am thinking it is time to do something more.  I think both of these sample designs are from the same book by Nancy Harvey.

The first one I used whatever yarn came to hand as I was weaving.  The second just two colours in a Lemieux 2 ply.  Warp is cotton seine twine.

4 Comments leave one →
  1. February 4, 2010 5:06 pm

    Nice!!! I definitely look forward to your take on tapestry.

    Now I feel like tapestry would be a great summer project for me – portable, easy to take out on the porch, lots more weaving compared to warping!

    Looking forward to whatever you come up with!



  2. February 5, 2010 9:30 pm

    I have her book and a tapestry loom. It’s on my to-do list. Nice samples.


  3. February 6, 2010 4:59 am

    Lovely samples! I’m sure you would enjoy getting back to it. I need to get started on my little tapestry loom.
    You;ve provided wonderful inspiration as always!


  4. February 12, 2010 7:31 am

    Evelyn, what is this out-of-the blue interest we have in tapestry weaving? I do enjoy the contemplative nature of it, line-by-line decisions, no treadling, just hands and butterflies of yarn colors, or possibly tapestry bobbins. I think that’s what I like about it, it’s not totally worked out before beginning. Looking forward to seeing more of your tapestry weaving!


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