The Holidays are coming up quick! I can’t believe we’re halfway through November already. If you were wanting to make some handmade gifts, I have some ideas & free weaving patterns for you! Continue Reading
A little bit ago, I received a question from a reader who had woven all the way down to the bottom of her loom. Her weave was finished and ready to take off the loom, but now she realized she didn’t have much warp thread left to finish the weave.
She asked if she had to un-weave the bottom to make the warp threads long enough for her to finish the weave. Luckily the answer was no! Because who wants to un-weave some of their work, unless they really have to. Continue Reading
In Part 1 of our free beginner’s pattern, we wove our ombre striped weave. Which is a really easy weave for those who are new to weaving and a really great way to take a standard weaving technique and try it in a new way. Plus the ombre stripe is really fun and colorful. Continue Reading
Do you remember my post on simple shading? Well, since it was so easy, colorful, and fun I decided it would make a good beginner’s pattern!
This pattern is perfect for those who are newer to weaving and want to make something interesting. The best part is it only requires the simple over/under weave technique. Continue Reading
She asked about how to incorporate the bulky rope along with regular woven yarn and also how to change your weaving midstream and add separate stitches randomly, similar to the weave that inspired her. Continue Reading
I previously wrote about the different ways to use the pile weave to get very different looking weaves. It was so fun to look at all the different ways to use that technique that I also wanted to share some different ways I’ve used the soumak weave to get different looking weaves. Continue Reading
I get a lot of questions on warping a loom and I’ve written a lot of the topic, but this is so important and fundamental to weaving. I wanted to continue sharing as much information as I can on warping a loom so I can make sure that everyone can understand how to do it. Continue Reading
My favorite part about learning a new weaving technique is then working on all the different ways that I can use that technique to make different designs. It’s especially fun for me to see how all of you take the techniques I’ve shared and make your own unique weaves. Continue Reading