In the third article of this Building Confidence in Tapestry series, we are talking about weft tension in tapestry. Maintaining consistent weft tension with the use of bubbling is one of the most important aspects of tapestry weaving.
Learn all about tapestry weaving here! In these courses and articles Janna Maria Vallee, a celebrated tapestry artist from Madeira Park, British Columbia shows us the fundamentals of this art form. If you are new to tapestry, start with “Fundamentals of Tapestry” and then move to “Techniques in Tapestry“.
BUILDING CONFIDENCE IN TAPESTRY
A series of tapestry weaving articles to accompany my video lessons so that I may offer more ways to support you in your tapestry journey. Within this series of articles, I hope to answer some of your questions about tapestry, contextualize some of my video lessons to offer different perspectives, and just talk more about how to be creative within the medium of tapestry.
We’re super excited to share with you the latest course addition to the School, Blending Boards: From Rolags to Roving, taught be Debbie Held! The blending board can be your go-to fibre prep tool above all others, and a few inexpensive additions can take this simple tool to the next level. Also included in this week’s update is the new Tapestry Troubleshooting article, written by tapestry instructor Janna Maria Vallee!
Taught by Felicia Lo Wong, the latest episode of the Handwoven Colour series: Houndstooth Scarves, further explores colour in weaving using the classic and timeless pattern of houndstooth. We’re also happy to share the latest Tapestry article written by Janna Maria Vallee, helping to explain further information about Tapestry Looms.
The final lessons of our new Techniques in Tapestry weaving course are now available at the School! Taught by Janna Maria Vallee, this tapestry weaving course expands on techniques earlier taught in our beginner course. In these final two lessons, learn about weft interlocking and blocking.
Sharing the latest SOS news about our new tapestry weaving course now available at the School! Taught by Janna Maria Vallee, Techniques in Tapestry course expands on techniques earlier learned such as weaving vertical pillars and pick and pick. In this update, we also share a note about our SweetGeorgia Holiday hours.
Today we are happy to share with you plenty of exciting new and upcoming content to the School of SweetGeorgia! Whether it’s a new technique you’re interested in learning yourself, or our new (free!) beginner course that you can share and knit along with a family member or friend, we hope these new workshops help provide plenty of creative making inspiration!
Tapestry weaving is an art which has been around for hundreds of years, and one which continues to capture the imagination of artists and admirers today, and we are beyond excited for our latest addition to the School of SweetGeorgia – Tapestry Weaving with Janna Maria Vallee!