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Moon Rain Centre is a non-profit cultural organization dedicated to integrating creativity and harmony in the community through the creation, exhibition and teaching of tapestry weaving and textile arts. The name Moon Rain refers to the mystical connection between the moon, weaving and the cosmos. Located in the Gatineau Hills, in the Outaouais region of Quebec, Canada, Moon Rain is known for its unique approach to creative tapestry weaving. The Vision of Moon Rain is to share the beauty and mystery of Weave

Sunday, July 12, 2009

The Big Weave Day Three

On day three Thoma Ewen gave a workshop for teachers, weavers and craftspeople at Maiden Erlegh school. The small frame looms were produced at the school and are an invaluable tool in learning how to weave a tapestry.

Frame looms
Putting a warp on the frame looms
Separating warp threads
Using fingers to manipulate the warp
Tapestry is started
The first couple of inches of weaving
Nearing the end of this weaving
Only a few more picks to go
Cutting the warp
The warp threads are cut and tied
A small finished tapestry
Holding up a wonderful piece
Two more tapestries
More example of the tapestries produced during the workshop

Photos by
Joanne de Nobriga

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