Monday, April 5, 2010


I am in shock ... my sampler is working out! This is for my second assignment, a small format tapestry of my own design. I wasn't sure what to do, since my technical skills are limited ... but Papa Ghede wanted his portrait done - who am I to argue with a Vodou l'wa? :P

Can someone please tell me how to weave a single vertical row? I have tried, but it's just like I'm wrapping the weft around the warp, and it doesn't sit right!

By the way, the background is the wrong way around - I am weaving on the side, and they are representations of gravestones - lucky it's only the sampler!

In between weaving, I'm still needlepointing - this is what I'm working on - a lime leopardprint pattern: