Self Promotion

For several years I wrote a blog for the American Tapestry Alliance (ATA) on promoting and marketing tapestry. Along with my articles are video and audio interviews and guest articles on everything from how to write an artist statement, press release and bio to pricing … Read more

Storing Work

I store and ship my tapestries in simple, unbleached muslin bags I make myself. Here are two examples. One has a printed label and draw strings. The other is labeled with a Sharpie. Both have the name of the tapestry and my name. The printed … Read more


Creating a custom label This is the product I used to print my labels. I understand there are other products out there that you can buy, but this is what I have found.  You get 10 sheets and it’s lasted me quite a while. I … Read more

Mounting Large Work

This is a quick photo tutorial on how I hung my large tapestry Never More. What I have done will work on most large tapestries that hang without a frame. I did some research into how different people do this because I have had some … Read more

Tyeing Leashes

Leashes are a very useful tool in weaving. Instead of picking each individual warp in a closed shed leashes allow the weaver to speed up the process by grabbing a group of warps. This video shows how I tie leashes onto a bar suspended from my … Read more

Using Leashes

Leashes speed up the weaving process. This video shows how I use leashes to weave. There is another video that shows how I make the leashes.

Sewing Slits

In this video you will see how I sew vertical slits in a tapestry. There are some places you may wish to pause and repeat. There are captions to help you too.

Smooth Lines

This is a simple technique for weaving a smooth line as opposed to a wavy line on the horizontal. You can use it on a smooth, gentle curve too. In the center of the photo below you see that I have placed a single weft … Read more