Tapestry

I have made myself a tapestry and need to post photos of it. I sewed this tapestry a few months ago but haven’t gotten around to posting it untill now. I made the tapestry in a banner style shape that I think adds up to over six feet long.

The photo below is the full blurry image of the tapestry

DSC07200

 

The next photos will be closer up

DSC07173DSC07169DSC07172 DSC07174DSC07184 DSC07175 DSC07176 DSC07177 DSC07181DSC07186 DSC07197DSC07195 DSC07187 DSC07189 DSC07190DSC07199

Wall decorations

I am always finding new ideas for other ways to create tapestries and wall hangings, and I always keep photos I can find. So I decided to make a post to collect most of the pictures. These pictures feature not only wall hangings but various fabrics and textiles I would really love to incorporate into tapestries of my own.

Beautiful-Photo-Booth-BackdropBeachy-twig-wall-hanging1

 

I love this wall hanging pictured above because it’s a simple statement the texture, color, materials and tassels are all elements I love working with.

 

282052ca232f156b2551fedb628f35de This picture to the left also features tassels.

The series of photos below are of beautiful textured blankets that feature a bit of sparkle, shaggy, ivory and silver elements that I love, and this really inspires me with a lot of what I have been working with.

tumblr_mfstqpxu8M1r7fsa9o1_500SONY DSCy11dccee06b98da8c4d1ffd59c7576f71cd0c787f20615b483e9b0d437d84f2d692

 

The series below is a new take on the dream catcher that I have been seeing around a lot.

 

ElectronicLove_01ElectronicLove_07tumblr_lz3c4bfn3m1qirmd5o1_1280

 

The next series is of macrame and loom woven wall hangings that always add good texture to any wall.

 

349df6290f37fd4eae689014e8803b44tumblr_m28spsZtFa1r4cywbo1_500hd_21e50c1b30b03c38251a6602b01a7f1ahd_0e8c604e267683c518c8c87f6905147bhouse of maryanne textile weave wall hangingdining room and  wall art

 

The next series is of the type of western and moroccan patterns and textiles I always love, and are possibly the biggest source of inpiration with any decor.

tumblr_mk0dqgipbz1r09rglo1_500tumblr_mglhrzvQJw1qe9q4vo1_500bf3fd6e90c7779763f6d32280bfaaa0768fdc8af36bc318d0fa0d7dedcc92163vinatge berber kilim246373374.tif

 

The next series is all about flags because they always present a new and interesting base to work off from when I make tapestries.

06izimg_4707Flag1d6eacc41094f8db5f6df02a10a7e569

Rahbar-Flag-10american-flag01original-1original

 

The next and last sereis is of showing any other fabrics styled or sewn in ways that inspire my wall decorations.

fp display tapestriesgypsyden1tumblr_mjd1ugeSnX1qjxnl0o1_5001005carlymatthew_2048ElenaStonaker7ElenaStonaker3

 

The last picture below is a reference to an idea I had for another wall hanging I want to make but I have no wall space for. I want to make a tapestry of belts palced at different layers and add in other textures of trims and maybe a little bit of fabrics peeking out from the belts. I love this idea because it would give me a reason to buy all the second hand belts I like that I always find but can never fit, and also becuase it would add an amazing rich texture to a wall. The picture is from a Free People vintage buyer’s home and it features the exact kind of belts I want to use because they are radom, textural, different sizes and all look very expensive and worn which would make for a perfect wall accent.

Untitled-132