Creative Links

Creative Links #4

Fun fiber related DIYs and tutorialsI’m only posting once this week to take some time with my family and enjoy the summer! I’ll be returning next week with some fun posts!

If you’re looking for some fun things to do, I’m sharing some cute DIYs that I’ve found and really want to try making: Continue Reading

Just Some Thoughts

Pushing Yourself Creatively

Push your weaving creativityI’m going to start this post out with some questions, because I would love to have an open discussion on this topic. How do you push yourself creatively when weaving? Is there a new style you’re trying out or maybe you’re trying to master just one style? For me I’ve found that I like to try a lot of different things and learn from each, which also means I don’t have a cohesive style. Continue Reading

Weave Along Weaving Techniques

Weave Along || Part 9: Knotted Lace

How to knot your warp threads to create a lace pattern in your weave!In today’s weave along (previous weave along posts here), we are not so much weaving as tying our weft thread along the warp strings. This makes a really nice lacy pattern that I arched to give it more interest. After creating the arched row of knots, I added two more rows of knots that filled in the side gaps and staggered the knots so that the warp threads were separated differently between each row. Continue Reading

Trouble Shooting

Fixing Woven Sides That are Pulling In

How to fix your weave sides that are pulling in.It’s funny, I just was talking about how to have straighter sides in your weaves, and then I wove for our weave along and noticed that the rows I put in are really pulling the weave’s sides in. Like I said it takes some attention to make sure your sides are straight when weaving, even when you’ve been weaving for a while. And when I was making the weave along post, I was more focused on setting up and getting a good picture of each step that I didn’t pay proper attention to my weave sides. Continue Reading