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Press Release: Try tapestry weaving from home

Posted on 3rd December 2020

West Dean College of Arts and Conservation has launched an online course Tapestry Weaving – Learn the Basics with Philip Sanderson, West Dean Tapestry Studio Leader and Tutor. This in-depth online course comes with all the materials you need to get started with tapestry weaving. The tapestry course is the latest in a series of new online courses at the College.

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    Press Release: Weaving in lockdown at West Dean Tapestry Studio

    Posted on 17th June 2020

    During the Covid-19 lockdown, West Dean Tapestry Studio has relocated to the kitchen or loft space of each weaver, and weaving continues - albeit on a much smaller scale. Trainee Weaver Emma Straw has been creating a series of striking small tapestries inspired directly by the Empress of the Insects project that she was working on in the Tapestry Studio before the lockdown. The Tapestry is a translation of a fantastical drawing by Edward James, The Empress of the Insects at her Midsummer Night’s Ball created by James in 1983.

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