But my large feathers tapestry is moving along--even if slowly. Here's where it stands today, at about 16 1/2" at the highest point on the right side.
This is about 1/4th of the way into the piece and the complications of shapes are just beginning. The next areas of overlapping feathers will slow me down quite a bit but will be quite interesting to do.
I'm really enjoying the effects of the soumak lines in the background...
... and I'm using soumak within the feather shapes for some lines:
I returned from a couple of day trip to Asheville to pick up tapestries that had been in various exhibits and found in the mail box a check (!) for a sale of a small tapestry. That was quite nice--the sale was of the feather image piece titled "Crow and More" -- the piece was at the Southern Highland Craft Guild's Allanstand shop.
One more bit of news--the latest American Tapestry Alliance educational article is one to which I contributed an essay. Here's the link to it at the ATA site: