Weaving Techniques

Best of Weaving Technique || Pile (Loop) Weave

Tutorial on how to weave loops! If you’ve seen my woven art before, you know I like to use the pile weave from time to time. For those that are new to weaving, the pile weave is woven loops. It’s one of my favorite ways to add texture and dimension to my weaves. I especially love how flexible the loops are. I like to create organic shapes with the loops and add flat weaves next to it to really define the dimensional difference. Continue Reading

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Creative Links || Spring Time Organization & Creativity

Creative Links || Spring Time Organization & CreativityIt is officially Spring by me! Yippee!! I always feel re-energized when Spring comes around and lately I’ve been really wanting to get organized and change my working space a little to re-inspire myself.

Today I’m sharing some creative links to different DIYs that I think would be fun to make, help me stay a little more organized, and will make my space cute & inspirational. If you have any other DIY suggestions, I’d love to see them, so leave me a link in the comments below. Continue Reading

Draft Patterns Weaving Techniques

Weaving Techniques || Weft over Diamonds

How to weave shapes with the weft over techniqueI’ve been having fun playing around with my coral beads lately, but now it’s time to give the reds a rest and have some fun with blue warps, which really help make my pattern pop.

As I talked about in my last post, I love the look & texture of the weft over technique. It’s fun to create shapes by simply passing the weft over the warp threads in different patterns. Today I’m exploring a three diamond shapes in a row pattern. Continue Reading

Weaving Wishlist

Weaving Wishlist || Warp Flight Packs

Warp Thread Flight PacksI received a really good question the other day, so I wanted to take this opportunity to better explain. You know as they say, when one person asks a question it’s likely that many more people have that same question. So as you probably know, I just opened a shop on this website where I’m over the moon to be able to offer colored warp threads and 5” long metal weaving needles. I’m so grateful to all of you who have been enjoying this blog and have encouraged me through emails and other messages to start selling supplies and other weaving things. There are a lot of fun things to come this year that I’m really excited about!
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All About Warp Threads

All About Warp ThreadsI still receive questions on what to use as warp threads, and it’s a really great question! The truth is you can use type of thread you want, which can lead to some really interesting creations. However if you’re just starting out weaving, I like to recommend using a thin cotton thread for your warp. I recommend this because cotton thread is really strong and will help support your weave once it’s off the loom. Continue Reading