Class: Interweave, with Susan and Anne

Our October Interweave, A Study in Angles class was wonderfully challenging and exciting! Our students, Susan and Anne, were both enthusiastic and ready to try new things. This was Anne’s first time at a loom. The first couple days were a little tricky, though you wouldn’t be able to tell by the beauty of her… Read More

Sunday Inspiration, The Tapestries of Rachel Brown: Interweave in Mauve

Interweave in Mauve, 45” x 60”, woven by Rachel Brown in 1989. This tapestry is part of Rachel’s Interweave Series, including the hand-spun, natural tapestries, Interweave Black and Interweave White. It is also the inspiration for our class, Interweave, A Study in Angles. PS Does this tapestry inspire you? Remind you of anything? Have you… Read More

Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

This Dose is part of our exploration of series. You can click here, here, here and here to see more from this exploration. After Banded Crosses came Highlights. You can see that they are a similar design, but with extremely different colorways and many different design elements. You can also see that both were inspired by Interrupted Symmetry.… Read More

Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

This Dose is part of our exploration of series. You can click here, here, here and here to see more from this exploration. After weaving Interrupted Symmetry, Rachel started playing around with “interrupting” tapestries with plain weave (stripes). I remember my grandma always telling me about how she would be weaving a piece and during the process… Read More

Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

“For this weaving, I started out with a geometric form design and planned to do the whole weaving in a symmetrical way, where the top half was the same as the bottom half. But I got a little past one-third of the weaving and realized it was going to be too busy, so I decided… Read More

Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

This Dose is part of our exploration of series. You can click here and here and here to see more from this exploration. David is one of our artists. We have several pieces of his in our shop. In this portion of this series, we will be looking at how much color can affect a design. We featured… Read More

Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

This Dose is part of our exploration of series. You can click here and here and here to see more from this exploration. David is one of our artists. We have several pieces of his in our shop. In this portion of this series, we will be looking at how much color can affect a design. To see… Read More

Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

This Dose is part of our exploration of series. You can click here and here and here to see more from this exploration. David is one of our artists. We have several pieces of his in our shop. In this portion of this series, we will be looking at how much color can affect a design. This is… Read More

Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

This Dose is part of our exploration of series. You can click here and here and here to see more from this exploration. This was my final attempt at recreating my grandma Rachel’s Interweave series. My grandma had just passed. I was pregnant. We had just closed down the “big” shop and we were working from… Read More