At the end of October, Tiree Tapestry Group and Tiree Tech Wave hosted a Funshop for members of the community to make some sensory pockets for people with late stage dementia. The Funshop was led by Professor Cathy Treadway, Dr
The Future of Hand Made Textiles On Friday June 5th 2015 there was a talk, The Future of Hand Made Textiles in An Talla Small Hall Diane and Jim Gaffney of www.textiletraders.co.uk showed items from their collection of work from all over
The completed Tiree Tapestry was finally hung in its place in An Talla in June 2014 (the 12 photos in this gallery were taken for us by Tor MacDonald – thank you Tor). The Tapestry is 18 feet long, with
So exciting – last week the fixings went up for hanging the Tapestry in An Talla, thanks to Alun Jones. Even though we’re so familiar with the Tapestry, having worked on it for the past three years, seeing it on
The back of the Tapestry will be hidden against the wall for most of its life, so here’s a chance to enjoy its beauty for a moment! Most of the coloured fabrics were created in our dyeing workshop.
Details from the Tapestry…
We wove 8.5 feet, 2.6 metres at Tiree Music Festival 2012! More people had a go and some enthusiasts from Saturday came back for more! One of the best bits was watching people who said ‘I can’t’ discovering they could.
This is part of our display at Tiree Show 2012, two of the panels we’ve assembled and some of the motifs we’ve been stitching. There are also some pics of our community banner weaving event at Tiree Music Festival.
This is the list of images and ideas we have put together from all the suggestions received at our meetings and as we’ve chatted to people. You can download it as a PDF. download image list >>
This is a resumé of the meeting that was held in An Talla on 11th March, which includes the ideas and themes that the people there contributed on the large paper sheets round the room. Download TTG meeting report 11