"There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning." Louis L'Amour (1908-88) Western writerAt this time of year many of us are looking forward to what the new ...
In contrast to a framed print, each tapestry is made on the loom separately and it is because they are made individually that there may be differences in the weave, hanging undulations and moreover, t...
Needlework is another term for the handicraft of decorative sewing and textile arts.Needlework includesPatchworkPatchwork or "pieced work" is a form of needlework that involves sewing together pieces ...
For centuries many different cultures have used tapestries and textiles to decorate their buildings, churches, and homes. Today that trend has continued. Tapestry wall hangings are one of the mo...
One of the most confusing aspects of needlepoint is defining the different terms used in needlework. The term "needlework" is the broadest term used to describe any form of creative endeavor tha...
In the early beginnings tapestries were used to shield people from the cold, but today tapestries can warm people's hearts just from their appearance and beauty.It wasn't long before tapestries were a...
A tapestry wall-hanging in your home brings not just interior beauty but also a sense of history. European weavers have produced these textiles for centuries, including the medieval, renaissance and ...
Tapestries can certainly spruce up the interior décor of your home or office. Available in enticing design and colour range, they go well with almost every other element present in a particular room. ...
People have always been curious about the world around them and the development of maps has echoed this historical fascination. Maps were once considered to be valuable objects and were treasured by ...
The Middle Ages saw the beginning of early tapestry decoration and where wall hanging emerged as an authentic form of decorative art in the home. The Gothic style of Medieval tapestry has always prev...