Tapestries

Aine is available to work on commissions. She will meet with the client throughout the design phase and tailor ideas creating sketches and samples using a wide range of coloured and textured yarns. Clients are encouraged to visit the studio throughout construction to see work in progress. Aine’s personal work centers around the use of symbols and meaning making. The work process is a replica of the ancient tradition of constructing fabric on a four sided frame..PIc ….( A four shaft handloom is also used in the weaving of smaller items available from the studio.)….this re another category?

Seedpods

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 in Tapestries | 0 comments

Seedpods

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EMEA Flag – LinkedIn Dublin

Posted on Sep 17, 2017 in Gallery, Slider, Tapestries | 0 comments

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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Sean Mháthair

Posted on May 5, 2012 in Commissions, Gallery, Tapestries | 0 comments

Sean Mháthair

Tapestry wallhanging on display in the Augustinian Church, Shop Street, Drogheda. This piece was commissioned by the Augustinian Community to celebrate their 700 years in the town. It features motifs from the Harry Clarke stained glass window which can be seen in the church.  The image of the Grandmother or Sean Mhathair depicts feminine wisdom in a time of change.  Acceptance of the stages of abundance, decay, stillness and new growth as a part of life…something to live with..to dance with.. Not to fight against. It is woven on a cotton warp at six warp ends to the inch. The weft...

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Celtic Knotwork

Posted on Apr 28, 2012 in Gallery, Tapestries | 0 comments

Celtic Knotwork

Handwoven Tapestry on cotton warp with woolen weft. Approximate Size 24 inches x 30 inches. The tapestry is hung on a carved pole representing the earth and air elements depicted in the centre of the tapestry as a bird and a bull.

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Changing Woman

Posted on Apr 28, 2012 in Tapestries | 0 comments

Changing Woman

Handwoven tapestry with woolen warp on a cotton weft. Size Approx 5ft x 3ft. Changing Woman and the Three Musics – Goltraighe, Geantraighe agus Suantraighe. Weeping,  Merriment and Sleep.

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