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The Art of Tapestry Weaving

Understanding Materials and Techniques

Mondays, April 6 – April 27, 6 – 8pm


$240; members $218*
(4 classes)

About the Class

Tapestry weaving reached its pinnacle in the Middle Ages, but the Gobelin technique, a type of hand-stitched weaving, is still practiced today just it has been for centuries. After learning about the weave’s rich history, the weave, students will have the opportunity to create a tapestry in the tradition of their favorite era.

*Price includes material fee of $20.

Capacity: 25


Maryanne McDevitt

McDevitt is a fiber artist and teacher at the Whitemarsh Weaver. She began weaving in 1973 and studied tapestry weaving at Scotland’s Edinburgh College of Art, where she began her practice in the Gobelin technique. McDevitt teaches tapestry weaving in outreach programs, at her home studio, and at other venues.