Archive for May, 2021

Tips I Learned from Archie

As a new tapestry weaver Ila McCallum learned from  and was inspired by Archie Brennan’s videos and tapestries.  Read about the tips she picked up including one that helped her keep the edges of her tapestry straight. 

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Memories to Make You Smile

“Once, at a border crossing, he (Archie) asked me how I was planning to identify myself that day: Self-employed entrepreneur? Artist? Teacher? Tapestry weaver? Craftsman? We both signed in as retirees.” 

Read more from Jean Pierre Larochette and Yael Lurie

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Archie Brennan—Rockstar!

Most everyone has a first memory of Archie Brennan.  Tommye Scalin first met Archie in 1992 … “for me it was like meeting a rock star!” Read more here

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Dersu Uzala: The Earth Awaits

Dersu Uzala: The Earth Awaits consists of twelve tapestries, one which Brennan considers the beginning and one which he feels represents the end.  Mary Lane delves into the creation, inspiration and mindset behind this series of tapestries.

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