Introduction to Modern Tapestry Weaving with Bobbie Tilkens-Fisher
DATES & TIMES:
August 16, 17 & 18
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
$185.00 per student
Includes fibers and the use of tools and a loom
10% dscount on looms and tools for students who wish to purchase them after the workshop
In this workshop, students will learn the essentials of tapestry weaving by creating woven wallhangings using a frame loom. We will begin by making a sampler created by practicing a number of basic tapestry techniques. Students will then envision a work of their own, and create it with the help of the instructor.
Come with a playful spirit and curiosity. Leave with a new passion!
Open studio time will be available to those who wish to continue working outside of designted class times.
We will cover:
warping a loom
stitches and knots
shapes and space
removing a weaving from the loom
various finishing techniques
Bobbie is a modern tapestry weaver specializing in large wall hangings using bold color, abstract designs and sumptuous wools. She has studios both in Philadelphia and Thomaston, Maine..