The Late Coptic Bookbind workshop at Shakerag Workshop was just fantastic. I'll post more photos in a slide show later but just had to show off my week of hard work (under expert guidance of Shanna Leino, the instructor).
...(I) have come to the conculsion that tapestry can indeed be an art form in its own right with its own specific mode of expression if the craft of weaving is allowed to influence the art of tapestry. In order to be meaningful, tapestry must find its own identity. It must not be a woven painting, but rather a composition that could only have been woven, not painted.