Using tapestry weaving as an engagement tool for nature observation this Autumn in Salcombe in South Devon.
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The Countryfile Live 2018 Tapestry We were able to offer a new and different experience to the passers-by wandering past the Nearly Wild Exploration stand at last week’s Countryfile Live Show – weaving the Countryfile view! Starting with just a clothes rail, some garden twine and a basket of wool, over 100 people got involved,… Read more »
A short video explaining a little about Nearly Wild Exploration and what it means. Building nature back into everyday life
Sun, sand and seals….the setting for this morning’s outdoors weaving. Not sure I’ve captured the brightness quite as I would have liked, but a wonderful way to spend a couple of hours. via On the beach — Irene Evison, Nearly Wild Tapestry
via Rock pooling the tapestry weaving way — Irene Evison, Nearly Wild Tapestry
Irene and I have just got back from a trip to Edinburgh where we saw her work, along with some amazing other pieces, in a national amateur tapestry exhibition at the National Gallery of Scotland. It was interesting to note how many of the pieces where about some aspect of the natural world. Ever inspirational for… Read more »
Irene has been working hard at developing her tapestry weaving skills and currently has a piece in a national exhibition. Irene’s work focuses on ‘glimpses of nature’ and as she says herself, she is a Nearly Wild tapestry weaver. If you are interested to hear more about Irene’s work or attend one of her courses,… Read more »