Up and running with tapestry | Tien Chiu's Blog
Yesterday (before reading Amelia's comment/suggestion) I decided to give tapestry weaving another shot. So I cut off my first sample, and re-sleyed at 6 epi. (I have a 10 epi reed and a 6 epi reed, so 6 epi was a natural choice.) This worked a lot better, so I sat down and wove this: The weave is a little looser than I'd like, and according to Amelia's method I should really be weaving at 8 dents per inch, so I'm contemplating ordering an 8-dent reed. (I don't think an uneven sleying will "wash out", since as far as I know tapestry isn't wet-finished.) I sort of hate to order one for a single use (normally I weave much finer than that), but it would be nice to be able to try a denser sett. I may see if one of the loom manufacturers has scraps lying about; all I need is a 9" length. At any rate, I have now gone through about half the lessons in Kirsten Glasbrook's book, and am eagerly looking forward to finishing them! Once I complete that I may do one or two of her