Damascus Fiber Arts School Building

News and Noteworthy

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 and Terry

Audrey Moore 1926-2020

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 […]

Alex Friedman Workshop

Alex Friedman Workshop

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 […]

Teaching Composition by Joan Baxter May 2015

Joan Baxter Tapestry Workshops May 2015

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 […]

Galleria 2019

Newly Completed Tapestries

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

Dorothy Pratt

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

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 […]