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Window on Weavers
Eleonora Budden

32.5 x 34 cm; worsted wool weft on cotton warp
eleonora.budden@gmail.com

Weaving tapestries is all about storytelling. It starts with the imagined idea which develops through the design to the execution. Sometimes the story is obvious, as in figurative work such as Window on Weavers. I like to think my fingers are telling a story as they weave the different colour threads into a picture.

Window on Weavers
Eleonora Budden

Autumn Tree
Jenny Hatton

21 x 32 cm; worsted wool weft

My picture the 'Autumn Tree', was created because of my love of trees. I particularly like the colours of the leaves in Autumn. 
I decided to just use worsted spun wool yarn and weave over single and double warps to give some background texture. For the leaves, I wanted to use lots of blends of autumn colour and make them look 3D, so I wove loops. The trunk was made by wrapping the wool around the warps. The spiky shapes at the base of the tree represent autumn grasses and were woven over single warps.
The tapestry is mounted on wood because I felt that this is relevant to the subject of the picture and gives it a rustic feel.

 

Autumn Tree
Jenny Hatton

Turbulence
Dianne Miles

20.5 x 22 cm; cotton seine twine warp, cotton, wool, silk, linen and cashmere weft
dem253@btinternet.com

Turbulence
Dianne Miles

Tsunami
Suzanne Osborn

39 x 32 cm; wool, silk and cotton weft
suzosborn10@gmail.com

I enjoy working with colour, so I took my idea for the Tsunami piece from a large abstract painting I did, on the coast in Portugal. The weaving is made with a blend of wool, silk and cotton.

Tsunami
Suzanne Osborn

Searching for Solace
Maggie Kateley

18 x 43.5 cm

Searching for Solace expresses my search for equilibrium over time, following great loss.

Searching for Solace
Maggie Kateley

Glancing
Pilar O'Prey

18 x 14 cm

In my tapestry Glancing, a door and a mirror invite you to look and wonder about possibilities that might lie within.

Glancing
Pilar O'Prey

Flamingo Reflections
Annabella Harding

16 x 20.2 cm; cotton warp, wool weft
annabella.harding@chelaberd.co.uk

This interpretation of an image of pink flamingoes at a watering hole distorted by the heat haze of the day.

Flamingo Reflections
Annabella Harding

Kilmouski
Lesley Frame

16.5 x 17.5 CM; wool and linen

Kilmouski is a narrowboat. As I sat one evening on the canal bank looking over the reeds and across all the colourful narrowboats in the marina, glowing in the setting sun, I thought I would like to capture the peace, calm and quiet of that moment. Simply a moment in time captured forever.

Kilmouski is woven in wool and linen.

Kilmouski
Lesley Frame

Landscape
Annabella Harding

30 x 30 cm; cotton warp, wool weft
annabella.harding@chelaberd.co.uk

Using small woven squares to abstract the image of a large landscape

Landscape
Annabella Harding

Curve
Carolyn Perry

42.5 x 47.7 cm

 

Curve
Carolyn Perry