Learn the essentials of tapestry weaving, from setting up a simple frame loom to weaving and finishing. Explore how to use colour, blend and shade, and consider the technical aspects of warp setting, weft, cartoon production and factors which affect the woven surface. You will spend some time in the dye-lab to extend your knowledge of creating a colour palette.
Philip Sanderson studied both at Middlesex University and the Royal College of Art before joining the Professional Tapestry Studio at West Dean College in 1993. As both Master Weaver and Creative Director of the Studio, Philip has designed tapestries for numerous clients, notably for the New Parliamentary Buildings in Westminster.