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Sechelt Market Aug/Sept dates

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Sechelt Market Aug/Sept dates

I'm pleased to announce that I will be at the following Sechelt Markets in August and Sept. August 7, 14 September 4, 11 I look forward to seeing you there! 5800 Cowrie St, Sechelt, BC

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Weaving Circles in Tapestry

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Weaving Circles in Tapestry

Let’s talk about weaving circles in tapestry! When weaving weft-faced circles I always draw my circle right on the warp and follow those dots on the warp precisely. This means covering up the drawing completely. I’m not super picky about my circles being exactly symmetrical so my stepping will not be the exact same on all sides, but I do want to point out a couple of things about stepping (decreasing/increasing) on a circle that might not seem obvious to a beginner tapestry weaver, as well as some other important tips. READ MY ENTIRE ARTICLE ON WEAVING CIRCLES OVER AT...

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Everlea Yarn Knit City Trunk Show this Sunday via Zoom

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Everlea Yarn Knit City Trunk Show this Sunday via Zoom

Join me this Sunday at 3pm online via Zoom for my Knit City Trunk show! I will be taking you on a trip through my art practice over the past decade and how Everlea Yarn evolved out of it. Knit City trunk show are all FREE events. Check out their full schedule HERE.  Here are my Zoom details, I look forward to seeing you! Everlea Yarn Zoom PresentationSunday July 11th, 3pm-3:30pmhttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/84727651483?pwd=Ujk3M09zZWVweTdINFBBdTQvQkxyZz09Meeting ID: 847 2765 1483Passcode: knitcity

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How SETT affects your finished tapestry

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How SETT affects your finished tapestry

I'm excited to share that I have published a new article over at the School of SweetGeorgia all about SETT in tapestry.  SETT refers to the relationship between your warp yarn (the yarn dressing your loom) and your weft yarn (the yarn you weave with). The variables we are looking at are 1) the gauge of both yarns (warp and weft) as well as 2) Our ends-per-inch (EPI), ie. how far apart our warp yarns are on the loom. The finer your warp and weft yarns, and the closer together your warps are the more detail you can achieve in...

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Tiny Tapestries: a Zoom workshop

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Tiny Tapestries: a Zoom workshop

~ Tiny Tapestries ~~ Sunday May 30th ~~ 1pm-3pm pacific ~~ $15 CAD ~ REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED Join me online via Zoom for Tiny Tapestries, an intimate live online workshop. Tiny Tapestries introduces new weavers to the fundamentals of small scale tapestry in a fun 2-hour creative and skill-building workshop. We cover the elements of design to consider for small-scale tapestry using paper collage and then dive into the basics of tapestry weaving including some 'magic' techniques. Suggested Materials Paint chips or magazines cutouts that match your yarn colourways Archival glue stick Scissors Pencil Loom. Any loom will do:...

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