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Tapestry Art

Hemp Tapestry Pillows
A weaving project to weave a pillow, inlayed with tapestry.

Fish Hut tapestry

Tapestry
Tapestry weaving offers a much broader medium to work with than paint. Some of the basic tapestry techniques are touched upon in this article.

Winding a Butterfly
How to wind a butterfly.

Spears Weaving Loom
Weave small tapestries using a child’s Spears weaving loom.

Tapestry Forum
Join the lively tapestry discussions in our Forum.

Lady and The Unicorn Tapestries
A visit to see the Unicorn Tapestries in Paris.

Archie Brennan LoomArchaeology and Anatolian Slit-Tapestry
The Weaving Art Museum and Research Institute features an exhibit on slit-tapestry weaving (kelim) woven on warp weighted looms.

Bay City Tapestry
It took 1 year and nearly 100 lbs. of hand-dyed wool to complete this tapestry that depicts the landmarks in Bay City. Woven by tapestry artist, Monique Lehman.

Cecilia Blomberg
Swedish tapestry artist, Cecilia Blomberg lives in Gig Harbour and weave tapestry throughout the world. Here are some images of her work for Grays Harbor College.

Displayaway
Not a tapestry site, but a clever way to display and hang your tapestries.

Hand-Made Art
Specializes in custom made Romanian tapestries.

Kate Wells
Tapestry artist and carpet designer, Kate Wells, uses vibrancy of colour and distinctive imagery. She wants her “work to be as accessible and lasting as the sea”.

Marilyn Vee
“After my first contact with a loom at the age of 20, I could never forget the good feeling it gave me working it.” Marilyn’s tapestries exhibit her good feelings and her love of this craft.

Olga Knyaz Tapestry
Russian tapestry weavers specialize in commissioned art work, landscapes, family portraits and carpets.

Olga de Amaral: Woven Gold
Olga de Amaral applies gold and silver leaf to woven silk, cotton, horsehair or linen that results in shimmering tapestry.

Russian Tapestries
Textile artists Olga Knyaz and Yaroslaw Rozputnyak weave beautifully detailed tapestry. Enjoy!

Sarah Swett
Colours build on each other, telling stories in Sarah Swett’s incredible gallery of tapestries.

Shape Weaving
3 Dimensional shapes woven directly on the loom.

Tatyana Koozina
Take some time to enjoy Tatyana’s beautiful tapestry gallery.

Tapestry Weaving Books

Tapestry 101
There are plans for a simple, but competent loom, information on the equipment and materials you’ll need for weaving, and instructions on doing the basic techniques that you need to know to complete your own tapestry.

Tapestry Weaving
This book contains everything you need to know about the materials you need to get started, how to start and how to create wonderful patterns, landscapes and images.

Tapestry Handbook
The weaving process is explained step-by-step and illustrated with over 300 beautiful color photographs and diagrams of tapestry techniques.

Tapestry Weaving
Clear instructions on how to weave tapestry.

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Lacis Kliot Tapestry Loom, 20-Inch, Hardwood - Current price: $56.78

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