Ty Mawr Classics was
started in 1991 by Michelle Wherry in Granville, Ohio. With head artist
Sue Scarpitti the first community, Granville, Ohio was custom designed
into a functional two layer coverlet: December 13,1991.
hundreds of organizations in communities, high schools and universities
have utilized this idea of capturing their history into woven form. By
using the product as a fundraiser these organizations across America and
worldwide (American military posts) have made tremendous profits for their
communities and put the money back into the community as scholarship
funds, building restoration, computer equipment, band uniforms,
Ty Mawr means "Big House" or Large Home" in Welsh.
Michelle Wherry lived in at 235 N. Pearl St. in Granville, Ohio. That
house was built by a Welsh carpenter in 1834 and the name Ty Mawr is on
the front of the house..
Ty Mawr custom designs coverlets and tapestries
for businesses, local, state and national organizations.
Over the years Ty Mawr's
past and current clients include: Lewis and Clark Bicentennial, Ohio's Bicentennial, Oklahoma's Centennial,
The Kroger Company, Quaker Oats, Anhueser Busch, RJR Tobacco Company, BT Office Products (Wishbone),
Raytheon, Delco, Eagle Air, The Red Cross, The Shriners, and many national
and international communities and organizations, high schools and