Elaine Duncan

ATA Unjuried Small Tapestry Exhibition

by on Mar.04, 2016, under Blog Posts

This is my entry into the ATA Unjuried Small Tapestry Exhibition, Tapestry Unlimited, opening in conjunction with Convergence in Milwaukee this coming summer.  “Opening Doors”  measures approximately 8.25 ” wide by 9.5″ high and is woven with cotton seine twine warp and a variety of wools for the weft.  I wove it from the back of the tapestry using a cartoon with just a few vertical and horizontal lines.  I sewed the long vertical slits as I wove and bundled the weft threads on the bobbins using a combination of thick and thin yarns.  It was like a journey as I had to make decisions of what came next.  I look forward to seeing the tapestry in the catalog.  Our tapestry group from Vancouver Island (Tapis) has a group entry into the show.  This is always a fun show to see as there will be many tapestries from around the world.  Catalogs are available from the American Tapestry Alliance website:  http://americantapestryalliance.org/exhibitions/ .

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