Our Newsletter occaisionally includes articles that cover some of the more technical aspects of tapestry weaving or which provide insights into the equipment used.
How to use the Colour Tool. Lin squires.
This article gives some examples of ways in which the use of a colour tool can assist when planning the palette for a tapestry. Published September 2016
Love's Philosphy. Michael Crompton
This is an article exploring in some depth, the ways in which a tapestrt artists responds to ideas and develop a design. November 2016
Warp and Weft. Matty Smith
This article seeks to provide some guidance on the choice of warp, the sett or spacing of a warp and the thickness of the wefts. January 2017
Bobbins. Andrew Dickinson
Andrew describes how he makes his artisan bobbins, how he selects the different woods and how he has developed the concept of the bobbin to extend beyond it's funstion as a weaving tool. February 2017.
Urban Reflections (detail) by Matty