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EMEA Flag – LinkedIn Dublin

Posted on Sep 17, 2017 in Commissions, Gallery, Slider, Tapestries | 1 comment

EMEA Flag – LinkedIn Dublin

This woven flag represents the countries of EMEA which stands for Europe, Middle East and Africa. It is made up of patterns from the region and symbolises LinkedIn’s ‘close knit’ community. This tapestry was constructed by hand on a simple four sided frame loom. The process took three months to complete. Vertical cotton threads make up the warp which serves as a base for the weaving. A fine wool weft is then woven by hand across these warp threads to create the weft based pattern that you see here. The weft bobbins consist of 3 strands of two ply worsted yarn that allows...

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Tjuringa Stone

Posted on Jan 27, 2014 in Slider, Tapestries | 0 comments

Tjuringa Stone

Hand woven cotton, linen and silk weft on a cotton warp Approximately 4ft x 4ft  

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Bauhaus

Posted on May 20, 2013 in Gallery, Slider | 0 comments

Bauhaus

121cm x 365cm approx. (4ft x 8ft).  Woven on a cotton warp with wool weft.  Displayed in the foyer of Stephens Green Hotel, Dublin.  This piece was woven on its side using a floor shaft loom (see process) 1997

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Liffey Descent

Posted on Apr 15, 2012 in Commissions, Slider, Tapestries | 0 comments

Liffey Descent

This tapestry is woven on a cotton warp with wool weft. Approximate size:  36inches x 16inches. It was interpreted from a photograph and commissioned for a ‘Liffey Descent’  canoe race winner.

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