Introduction to Modern Tapestry Weaving with Bobbie Tilkens-Fisher 



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: 


loom basics 

fiber selection 

weaving tools 

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..  


Modern Tapestry Weaving with Bobbie Tilkens-Fisher