tapestry in Maine
A Journey In Tapestry
Barbara tells a brief story of her journey in tapestry from faces to figures.
When my husband and I were building our new house I went shopping for old house parts. One of my finds were the doors I used for my yarn cabinet above. They came from the Salvation Army, removed during a renovation. The frames are mahogany and … Read more
“Proportion refers to relationships of size, amount, and degree.” These elements relate back to the whole. In my portraits I attempt to inject an edgy/emotional aspect using these elements to underscore the personality of the individual I am portraying. I use proportion for emphasis most obviously … Read more
Weaving faces has been my focus since I began weaving tapestry in 2003. I have been wanting to expand my horizons for some time but have had trouble finding my way. During a phone conversation with Diane Wolf from ATA I asked Diane if she … Read more