Category Archives: ASSIGNMENT 4

Tutor Report – Assignment 4

Tutor Report – my own reply to my tutor’s comments where applicable is in italics immediately after the paragraph or comment. Overall Comments Jane, you have really entered into the spirit of this brief and worked hard to build and … Continue reading

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Reflection on Part 4

This is a section of the course I have enjoyed immensely despite difficulties caused by a whiplash injury which slowed my progress down frustratingly.  I found the exercises on the whole really enjoyable although I freely admit to not being … Continue reading

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Project 9: Developing design ideas into weaving: Samples 1 & 2

For this final project in this section it is time to develop visual ideas into larger sample pieces making use of the Stages 1 and 2. Sample 1 The idea behind this sample is to work with stripes but exploring … Continue reading

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Project 9: Stage 3: Experimenting with different materials

The idea for this next sample was to experiment with different materials so this involved warping up my new loom and seeing what interesting textures could result. It was suggested to think in terms of colours or texture or a … Continue reading

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Project 9: Stage 1: Preparation and Stage 2: Basic tapestry weaving techniques

Setting up the frame For me personally this included making the frame – for my first one I used two sets of tapestry bars purchased from Hobbycraft with lengths of 22 inches and 20 inches and slotted them together with … Continue reading

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Project 9: Weaving

This for me is a whole new ball game as I have only done it on a very basic level during the course of embroidery or with ribbons so this is a huge learning curve for me! I read the … Continue reading

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Reflection on Project 8: Stage 2

Reflection To reflect on Stage 2 is simple for me as I have thoroughly enjoyed doing it which I didn’t expect in all honesty!  I have been pleasantly surprised at the braids and twisted yarns that could be made and … Continue reading

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