S U M M E R S O L S T I C E C O L L E C T I O N 2 0 2 3I’ve decided to work towards releasing a collection of works every 6 months, instead of adding pieces to my website as soon as they have been completed.Sign up to my mailing list HERE so I can tell you first!There will be a discount for all new works for a limited period of time, so you don’t want to miss out!
The word ‘tapestry’ gets misused a LOTTapestry is hand woven, and made on a loom - it’s a fabric made from scratch.If you are stitching on top of another fabric, it is needlepoint, not tapestry.Lately I have seen younger people use term tapestry for crochet and quilting - WTF????I did a whole YouTube video about tapestry vs needlepoint - you can find it HERE :)
‘Road Trip: The Murray Bridge Bunyip’After about 140 hours of weaving (and a few more hours of finishing the hem to go) - here she is in all her glory!This tapestry will be included in my Summer Solstice collection that will be released in December, but please DM me (or share with someone who you think may want her!) if you are interested in giving Bertha a new home :D
I hope you enjoy the progress of my latest finished tapestry!
I was listening to a podcast about perfectionism the other day.Yes, I am totally a perfectionist … though it’s probably part of my neurodiversity, but I am very well aware that I have obsessive tendencies, and need everything to be ‘just so’ before I can let go of them. Yes, I am that person who cannot work in a messy room, and lines up items in a certain way ;)So why the hell did I choose tapestry as my medium? Tapestry is a perfectionist’s nightmare. When I started, I was told that ‘you have to be doing tapestry for at least...