Just Some Thoughts Weaving Tips

How to Speed Up Your Weaving

How I weave quicker with tools and techniquesI love weaving (no surprise there), but weaving quicker helps me get my ideas out better. When a weave takes too long or is too frustrating, I start to lose my love for that project and my brain starts to day-dream about the next weave I’ll make. This is never good, because then I end up with an unfinished weave taking up space on my loom. Continue Reading

Weave Along Weaving Techniques

Weave Along || Part 5: Switching Between Colors

Weave Along || Part 5: Weaving Two ColorsThis week in our weave along, I wanted to add some solid lines to give the weave a little more weight. (Find all Weave Along Posts here). The key lesson in this post is how to weave multiple rows with two different colored weft threads. We’ll weave some rows with our white thread and then weaving in some rows with a peach thread (or whatever your second color is) and then weave that white thread back in. So you’ll be able to see how we can switch between different warp threads and keep it continuous without having to cut and tuck the ends in later. Continue Reading

Weaving Techniques

5 Weaving Techniques You May Have Missed

5 Weaving Techniques to Grow Your SkillsIf you’ve been reading the blog for a while you know I’ve covered a lot of different weaving techniques. Today I wanted to point out some of the techniques that are really great and could come in handy at some point in your weaving. Some techniques can help you add to your weaves when you think you’re stuck, and others are different ways to weave that can help you grow your skills. They might even give you an idea for a new weave. These are techniques that you may have missed: Continue Reading

Just Some Thoughts

How to Start Weaving for Little Cost

How to Start Weaving on a BudgetMy goal for this blog is to share my knowledge about weaving. It’s an art form that I love so much and when I first wanted to try weaving there weren’t too many resources on it. So as I researched and tried new things I took the time to document what I was doing with step-by-step pictures and instructions. I’m always really excited when someone tells me they were able to learn to weave from my blog, it makes all the time and work I put into it worth it! Continue Reading

Weave Along

About the Weave Along

About The Weave AlongWow! I can’t tell you how excited I am that others are excited about this Weave Along. I did get a few questions, so I wanted to share the answers for everyone incase someone else had the same question. Continue Reading

Weave Along Weaving Techniques

Weave Along || Part 2: Spanish Lace Weave

New to the Weave Along?  This is a set of posts that help you learn to weave step-by-step! Find all the Weave Along Steps here.

Weave Along || Part 2: Spanish Lace WeaveIf you missed the first post, find all the Weave Along Steps here. This week we’re going to add two rows of the Spanish Lace Weave. This weave makes a really delicate design with a lot of negative space.  I couldn’t resist adding a fancy font to the title picture because I felt like this weave was getting pretty fancy, haha (pinkies up). Continue Reading

Weave Along Weaving Techniques

Weave Along || Part 1: Double Warp Your Loom

New to the Weave Along?  This is a set of posts that help you learn to weave step-by-step! Find all the Weave Along Steps here.

Weave Along || Part 1: Double Warping Your LoomHey friends! I am going to be trying something new. I’m making a weave along, where you can follow from beginning to end of a weave through several blog posts. I think this might be nice for everyone. For those of you that to follow along, you can weave along each week until we complete the weave together! For those that just want to learn a piece or two, you get to pop in and out as you please. Then at the end I’ll offer a very detailed pattern guide of all the steps, for all of you that want all the steps. I think this will be very fun! Continue Reading