As we mentioned last week, we do recommend investing in a book or class to learn the ins and outs of weaving tapestry. It is possible to begin without doing this, but you will be much more successful with some form of instructions from the start. We talk about this more in the video above, which is a great introduction to tapestry by Mirrix’s wonderful CEO, Claudia Chase.
Watch the video below for some information on weaving a basic line, soumak and rya from a weave-along we did on textural tapestry. The ebook for this project goes over how to make a basic wall-hanging from A to Z including some basic tapestry techniques that every tapestry weaver You can download the ebook here.
The video below goes into some detail about weaving shapes on a Mirrix Loom. It was originally made as part of the American Tapestry Alliance’s “Tapestry Unlimited Blog Tour”.