Weavers Douglas Grierson and Jonathan Cleaver provide perspectives on the history and current state of tapestry, while Dovecot director David Weir talks about the Edinburgh studio's illustrious past and the need for public funding.
To all who've found this blog--Tapestry Share--I began it a few years ago as a private one among several of my students and me (Tommye Scanlin). I opened it for public viewing after about a year and invited a few other people to be authors along with me, folks who have been my students at some point or who also teach tapestry. Find out more about my work at my blog: http://tapestry13.blogspot.com
Pat Williams, good friend and exceptional tapestry weaver, joins me occasionally to make posts to this blog. Pat will contribute to the conversation with her expertise and her very special humor! Please visit Pat's website to see what I'm talking about.
Teaching and learning about tapestry are very important in my life and also for Pat. We have co-taught several workshops and will be doing more in the future, either at her studio or mine, or in other venues. She and I both appreciate the wonderful teachers we've had in the past and hope to be able to pass on some of the knowledge that's been so generously shared with us. We hope everyone who discovers Tapestry Share finds information to help them along their path of tapestry making.