This is the completed project framed. I created the frame by inserting the weaving between pieces of wood and then joining them together. This is difficult to photograph but I am hoping that, when hung, the sun will reflect off the wire and will give it a glow.
As we are in the last stages of completing the building process of
my husband's new office, I am reminded that last year I worked on a loom
project for installation into the 'building to be'. Although it didn't
take quite as long to create this piece as it did to build the
building, it was at least as challenging! Threading each piece of copper
wire without it getting tangled with it's neighbours was a remarkably
These are a couple of images of the process of inserting the images into the woven wire.
I had the images digitally printed onto cotton and then inserted them between the weft and the warp as I wove. They needed some extra re-inforcement to stay in place so I had to hand sew them in with the wire thread.