Our New Website! January 20, 2023 Updating the DFAS website has long been a top priority. It was a huge undertaking. This effort was made possible thanks to a grant […]
Audrey Moore was my friend and mentor. Many of you could say that. She passed away on November 17, 2020, after a brief struggle with a devastating stroke. Audrey learned […]
Phoebe McAfee, longtime tapestry weaver now living in Portland, will be showing nearly twenty of her tapestries in February 2016 at the Guardino Gallery. The Gallery is at 2939 NE […]
Ten lucky students attended the 3 day workshop by Alex Friedman on her “Ripple Technique”. The basic idea is to use eccentric weft in a manner to create a sculptural […]
Last year I learned that Joan Baxter, of Brora, Scotland, was in the United States teaching workshops, so I tried to get her to add us to her schedule. We […]
Been a while since I published any newly completed tapestries. Here are some of the weavings completed in early 2017 by members of the Damascus Fiber Arts School.
Dorothy Pratt wove at Damascus Fiber Arts School for 15 or 20 years. When I met her, she was weaving Navajo designs and tapestries of birds. I learned that Dorothy […]
Tapestry: Constructed from Strings Use of the word “tapestry” extends far beyond the definition of the weaving technique. The concept of tapestry invokes a complicated, rich, textural feeling—positive and often […]