Everlea Yarn Articles — tapestry

Intro to Tapestry in my Madeira Park studio

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My heart is so full after teaching my first in-person tapestry workshop in soooo long time.Here is a student tapestry in progress from Saturday's class. I feel so fulfilled and excited to be helping others learn this wonderful art form in person again.My next Intro to Tapestry workshop is on Sunday June 5th in my studio in Madeira Park. Sign up for Intro to Tapestry on June 5th HERE

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Tapestry Tips and Tricks at Digits & Threads

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My third installment in my series of tapestry photo tutorials at Digits & Threads is now available! In this tutorial I share about colour blending, and smoothing horizontal and diagonal lines! Use the code EVERLEA to get 10% off your membership there http://digitsandthreads.ca GO TO THE TUTORIAL

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Learn to Weave Tapestry in-person at Janna's studio

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Join me in-person in my Sunshine Coast studio for a comprehensive Introduction to Tapestry Weaving! Saturday March 12th at my studio in Madeira Park BC (address to be sent via email)12pm-4pm About the workshop Learn the art of designing for and weaving tapestry using our handcrafted Everlea Mini Loom and a gorgeous array of naturally dyed yarns. Introduction to Tapestry Weaving is chock-full workshop which introduces new weavers to the fundamentals of tapestry. You will leave the workshop with a solid understanding of Janna's Five Pillars of Tapestry Weaving including some 'magic' techniques. Janna's Five Pillars of Tapestry Weaving Design for Tapestry...

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Upping your Tapestry Game

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If you have taken my Tiny Tapestry workshop and are excited to pursue tapestry further, a Mirrix Loom and membership to the School of SweetGeorgia, where my comprehensive tapestry lessons are found, are by far your best investments. Mirrix Looms are beautifully built, portable copper and aluminum looms. They are designed specifically for weaving tapestries, rugs and beads. When you weave on a Mirrix you can focus on weaving those things knowing your loom is meant for the job! Your loom comes with a shedding device which opens both sheds for you, operated by a comfortable handle. Another wonderful thing...

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How to weave a Tiny Tapestry photo tutorial

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How to weave a Tiny Tapestry photo tutorial

Canada's online textile magazine Digits & Threads has launched their first mini-course! This mini-course written by yours truly, How to Weave a Tiny Tapestry, is a thorough photo tutorial powered by online course software.How to Weave a Tiny Tapestry is a part of a series of articles and tutorials that I am offering at Digits and Threads which began with my article, An Introduction to Tapestry: Vocabulary and Best Practices. Soon you will see two more additions to this series including Tapestry Weaving: Magic Techniques for Smooth Lines, and Finishing Techniques for Tapestry. Sign up as a Studio Member at Digits & Threads to access all of their articles and...

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