2018 Blog Tour

by Margaret Leininger on December 19, 2017

One of this year’s prizes, a Jim Hokett loom as captured by our blog tour vlogger
Ellen Bruxvoot of Fiberous .

January 22–26, 2018

The American Tapestry Alliance is pleased to announce the 2018 Blog Tour! In anticipation of our 12th International, small format unjuried exhibition, The Biggest Little Tapestries in the World! we invite you to join the trek through the world-wide-web of weaving, delving into dynamic posts by weaver-bloggers from January 22–26, 2018. The blog tour will feature several prominent weaver-bloggers including Ellen Bruxvoot, Barbara Burns, Molly Elkind, Debbie Herd and Tommye Scanlin.

Prizes! By attending the tour, you’ll have the chance to win a weaving gift pack (including bobbins) from Halycon yarn, a tiny turned beater or a loom kit from Jim Hokett, a voucher from weaversbazaar, ATA memberships, and more! Ellen Bruxvoot of Fiberous will provide ATA’s first ever vlog component, where you will have the chance to get extra entries to win prizes by sharing your own design processes on social media in response.

Our mission for this year’s blog tour is to create a platform for sharing tapestry practices by engaging weavers (and weavers-to-be) in their peers’ artwork processes. While Barbara, Debbie, Molly, Tommye and Ellen share about how their designs develop, and you respond on social media, we wish to highlight the many approaches to designing tapestry with the hopes of opening up a conversation around the mantra, ‘there is no wrong way to design.’ The tour begins on January 22nd on Molly Elkind’s blog. We look forward to your participation then!

Stay tuned for more on this exciting adventure by following ATA on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Sign up to receive notifications for ATA’s 2018 Blog Tour!

For more about this year’s International, small format unjuried exhibition, The Biggest Little Tapestries in the World! click here.


One comment

  1. Phillenore Howard says:

    This has been fascinating! I had no idea that there was so much information through the ATA Blog page. Thank you to Barbara Burns for introducing me to it. Through her 2018 Blog Tour link I found the page. I watched the Sarah Warren video just now. It’s excellent! I’ve browsed several of the other links on the right side of the page and will definitely be coming back and sampling more as I have the time.

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