The blog tour has begun!

by Janna Maria Vallee on January 22, 2018

images from top left: Debbie Herd, Molly Elkind, Tommye Scanlin, Barbara Burns, Ellen Bruxvoort




The blog tour has begun! Follow along to learn some new skills and win some awesome prizes. The 2018 blog tour leads up to the deadline to enter to exhibit in The Biggest Little Tapestries in the World. Learn more about the exhibit deadlines below.

January 22nd: Molly Elkind: Collage as research

January 23rd: Ellen Bruxvoort – Vlog on Instagram about her design process

January 24th: Tommye Scanlin: Literature as inspiration

January 25th: Debbie Herd: Digital design tools

January 26th: Barbara Burns: Documenting your design for promotion



Follow all the stops on the blog tour to increase your chance to win one of the following prizes: $50 towards a Mirrix Loom, a Hokett loom kit, one of 4 Hokett Tiny Turned Beaters, one of 5 project bags from Halcyon Yarn containing rosewood bobbins and a voucher for their online shop, one of five vouchers for Weaversbazaar’s online shop, one of five free entries into ATA’s 12th international, unjuried, small format exhibition and one of five free one-year memberships to ATA.

Here’s how to enter to win. Visit and comment on one or more blog posts in the tour then go here to let us know which ones you commented on. The more blog posts you comment on the more chances you have to win! Plus, Ellen Bruxvoort is doing an Instagram video for the tour and if you respond with a photo or video on social media describing how you design tapestry you get five extra entries in the giveaway. Let the sharing begin!

To win another 5 entries into the giveaway enter to exhibit in The Biggest Little Tapestries in the World, ATA’s 12th international, unjuried small format exhibition, and then let us know that you entered by going here by Sunday January 28th. For this exhibition, all entries get accepted to exhibit as long as your tapestry fits within the size requirements!

The Biggest Little Tapestries in the World, ATA’s 12th international, unjuried small format exhibition is open to all weavers. We invite entries which fit more traditional definitions of tapestry, and also entries that expand upon the core principles of the medium as they explore new techniques and processes. Multimedia work is welcome. The Biggest Little Tapestries in the World! will hang July 2018 at the Northwest Reno Public Library, 2325 Robb Drive. The entry form (intent to participate) is due February 15, 2018. The tapestry and an image of the tapestry are not due until March 31, 2018. The entry fee ($40-$60 USD) includes return shipping and a catalogue featuring your tapestry! Find more details here


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