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...
So nice to see an install shot, thanks so much Carolyn!So this little bat was one of 2 that I made - it was supposed to be part of a larger project.But I found that I’m not keen on making shaped tapestries … so they just hung around my studio (literally, haha!)So nice that this one now has a new home, with someone who appreciates her :D
OK, the second Bunyip is nearly there … just weaving those eyes!It’s been so fun working on this one again, but I just remembered how challenging it is ...Luckily, I have a lot of lovely black background to weave too, which is so so fun :D
Woohoo, excited to have cut this one off the loom!That same day, I warped up my loom for the next one ... stay tuned!