Tapestry Shoes: Coptic Ladies

Tapestry Shoes

I decided to make my own version of coptic faces for the vamps of these shoes. It was an early exercise in shaped weaving and of course in making shoes! Wool weft, seine twine warp. Artist’s collection

Beyond The Pale

Beyond The Pale

This tapestry was designed and woven for the Australian exhibit LAND in 2008. I see it as a statement on barriers. Wool, silk and linen weft, seine twine warp. 4 x 21.5 inches 6/12 ends per inch Price upon request

Medieval Study

Medieval Study

“Medieval Study” was an exercise in recreating a face from a 15th century French tapestry, The Otter and Swan Hunt, from the series called the Devonshire Hunt Tapestries hanging in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.  I used several yarns I dyed with natural dyes … Read more

War Cry

War Cry

War Cry is a tonal study. The image came from a magazine ad for a movie. Wool weft, seine twine warp 16.5  x 13 inches Price upon request

Annunciation Interpretation

Annunciation Interpretation, Wednesday Group Study Project

This tapestry was developed as part of a Wednesday Group Study Project. We each chose a section from part of the Annunciation tapestry and reinterpreted it. Wool weft, seine twine warp. 8 x 6 inches Price upon request

Torso II

Torso II

This tapestry was a study to experiment with a coptic technique called flying shuttle. The weft of the line flys over the ground weft. The lines appear to be stitched on the surface but in reality they are created as you weave.  Wool weft, seine twine … Read more