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These Carpets Will Turn Your Home Into a Lush Woodland || Alexandra Kehayoglou can really cut a rug.

These Carpets Will Turn Your Home Into a Lush Woodland

Artist Alexandra Kehayoglou meticulously handcrafts rugs and carpets that look like nature, using yarn scraps to re-create lakes, grass and glaciers under your feet.

Textile artist Vanessa Barragão’s latest piece, Botanical Tapestry, represents the map of the world.

Artist Spends 520 Hours Reimagining World Map as a Giant 20-Foot-Wide Tapestry

Textile artist Vanessa Barragão’s latest piece, Botanical Tapestry, represents the map of the world.

Recycled Textiles Make Ocean Tapestry by Vanessa Barragão

Vanessa Barragão is Transforming Discarded Textiles into Amazing Ocean-Inspired Tapestries

Artist Vanessa Barragão is doing her part to combat climate change by turning unwanted textiles into amazing ocean tapestry.

Kustaa Saksi 'Hypnopompic' @ Palacio de Cibeles, Madrid

Kustaa Saksi's 'Hypnopompic' exhibition @ CentroCentro, Madrid

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The world of reality has its limits, the world of imagination is boundless. Jean-Jacques Rousseau Imagination is where ...

sarah swett saturday ~

The beginning of every month is like CRAZY busy for the fiber folks in the upper most northwest corner of Washington State. Typically with...

The Emergence of Contemporary Tapestry: An Overview | American Tapestry Alliance

by Linda Rees, November 10, 2015 Author’s Note: This document is the author’s account of contemporary tapestry’s history. I welcome additional perspectives and encourage others to submit their observations as auxiliary articles. There could be many opinions on several topics. (…)Read the rest of this entry »

Faig Ahmed's Psychedlic Versions of Traditional Azerbaijani Carpets

Faig Ahmed captured the art world by storm after images of his beautifully distorted traditional Azerbaijani rugs gained worldwide exposure.

Blethering Crafts

Joan Baxter Weaving So who is Joan Baxter? I was born in Edinburgh and went to Edinburgh College of Art in 1972. I discovered tapestry weaving there and gained my Diploma and Post Diploma qualifications in tapestry. Having seen tapestries from Eastern Europe that were completely different from what was being made in Scotland, I decided to try to do some further post-graduate study there. I got a scholarship from the British Council to study at Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts for two years...it…

Archie Brennan: builder of a worldwide tapestry community — Rebecca Mezoff

Archie Brennan passed away on October 31, 2019. He was an artist, a teacher, and someone who had a significant impact on the face of tapestry today. Archie began his weaving career at 16 years of age with a seven-year apprenticeship at the Dovecot in Scotland. He was eventually became director of the tapestry workshop and also established the tapestry department at Edinburgh College of Art. Please take some time to get to know a bit about his life, his work, and his thoughts about…

Tapestry — Lena Ruth Schwartz

Jo cutting her tapestry off the loom

Faig Ahmed's Psychedlic Versions of Traditional Azerbaijani Carpets

Faig Ahmed captured the art world by storm after images of his beautifully distorted traditional Azerbaijani rugs gained worldwide exposure.