Fiber art is not new. The Brick House has already cried out for help, but it is still going strong. It may be stronger... And the wonderful thing about today's Daily Find is that all of these sources are fresh, handmade and very much an alternative to printed posters, don't cost a lot of money and add real POP.
Okay, so the incredible piece above was
made bought by Morgan (TBH) on eBay a few years ago, but it's still one of the best I've ever seen and if she someone can make it, you can too. But doesn't it just prove the point that this is really cool? More purchasable finds below....
Best Wall Hangings
Maryanne Moodie, above, gives us a beautiful piece up above with a larger scale than most. Bug her about her hangings, as she's just showing DIY kits right now in her Etsy shop. Her work is b e a u t i f u l.
- Woven Serpentines by Native Line
This collection by Justine Ashby of Native Line is stunning and very, very polished. With more contrast, a flatter weave and the polish of a fine artist, her work is available through many stores on her site.
- SlowDown Productions - From $74
From Baltimore, Rachel's work is a great statement in color and form. Materials: cotton rope, fabric dye, oak dowel.
- Half Moon Weaving - $284
From Julie's Hazel and Hunter in Montreal, this black and white line has great contrast and drama. Definitely for a modern home. Materials: raw brass, cotton, linen, paper, silk.
- Tasseltries by Hackwith House - From $80
From Lisa Hackwith in Minneapolis, her Tasseltries are an extension of her clothing and swim collections. Light and airy, these are poems and not paragraphs to hang on your wall.
- All Roads Design Textiles - From $245
California cool. Founded by Robert Dougherty and Janelle Pietrzak in LA, All Roads does many things, including their wall hangings, which are sold on their site, at boutiques and ALSO Anthropologie.
- Moblies by Dana Haim - Email for Pricing
A bit different than a weaving, Dana Haim's mobiles are nonetheless lovely, uplifting artwork for your walls and give you another way to think about the words "wall hanging."
From Judit Just's Jujujust in North Carolina, this one and her other AWESOME bright wall hangings will wake you up and put a smile on your face. Materials: cotton thread, wool thread, wood stick, lurex threads, satin ribbon, silk threads, Glass teardrops, Little bells.