Choose any five Tuesdays in the term, Mar 26 – May 28. Choose Open Studio if you already have tapestry skills.
Instructor Terry Olson works with individual students at the level of their interest and skill. Beginners welcome. Techniques you might learn include warping, meet and separate, weaving shapes, curves, lines, pick and pick, what makes a good tapestry design, color choices. Students join the Open Studio weavers, learning along with them. Materials purchased from the school shoppe. Students are encouraged to buy a $50 copper pipe loom.
About the Instructor:
Terry Olson has been teaching tapestry and its variations for over 25 years at Damascus Fiber Arts School and at workshops. In 2020, Terry received the American Tapestry Alliance Award for Excellence for her tapestry, “Wilsonville Bridge over the Willamette River, 1960”. Terry loves to weave and is constantly trying new things to add to her “tapestry toolbox”. She enjoys sharing her knowledge with her students.
Terry served on the American Tapestry Alliance Board of Directors (Education) for eight years, retiring in 2022. She is a founding member of the Willamette Tapestry Artists. Her work has been in juried and open exhibits.