Tapestry weaving is an art that has been around for hundreds of years and it continues to capture the imagination of artists and admirers today. In this course Janna Maria Vallee, a celebrated tapestry artist from Madeira Park, British Columbia shows us the very basics of this art form. Throughout these video lessons, Janna teaches us the essential tapestry weaving skill of “meet and separate”: a method that helps maintain proper tension and makes gorgeous colour blending in our works possible.
In Fundamentals of Tapestry, we will go over:
- the different types of looms used in tapestry weaving
- how to make “butterflies” to keep our weft untangled and tidy
- the basics of “meet and separate” weaving method
- how to weave shapes
- how to finish and display your tapestry weavings
We hope you enjoy this course and have fun creating beautiful hangings for your home!