A foray into the world of textiles and the ups and downs of living a creative life.
Friday, April 12, 2013
first steps - tapestry design
yes, I have mastered the camera. Well not quite mastered, but enough to snap a shot and put it up online. I have also managed to complete my design for next exhibit and start the process of weaving.
I have decided to do a tryptich. The theme is building and as I was pondering this, I was so inspired by the beautiful blue wrens who have been building their nest outside my window that I knew that was what I would need to do.
How on earth one manges to twist the warp I am not sure. It has never happened before. But this time I had to lay the floor in my warp 3 times before I got it straight!
So here it goes. I have the warp set, I have my colours selectd and the beginnings are there. No hopefully some peaceful hours of relaxed weaving as I watch the image grow steadily......
Textile enthusiast and creator. I learnt to crotchet and knit from my nana. Fifty years later I am still hooked. Now I spin, knit, crotchet, weave, and work on tapestry. I am currently learning design and trying to master a dobby loom!.