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1999 Articles Index

Cactus Christmas Ornament
Sue Freeman sent in these lovely cactus ornaments, as part of our Ornament Exchange.

Corduroy Christmas Ornament
These little Christmas tree bags are woven using 8/2 cotton and metallic yarns.

How to Tie on to a Sectional Warp Beam
A work-around for using the sectional beam on shorter warps.

Variegated Handspun Merino Socks
These socks are easy to spin and can be made from leftovers in your fiber stash.

Selkirk Weavers Guild Show
The Selkirk Weavers Guild presented a festive array of handwoven Christmas gifts in their annual show.

Twill Tea Towels
This beginner weaving project will brighten up your kitchen with twill sampler tea towels.

How to Warp a Loom: Tying on to the Front Beam
How to tie on to the front apron rod and adjust the tension.

How to Warp a Loom: Beaming
How to wind a warp onto the back beam, by yourself.

How to Warp a Loom: Threading the Heddles
How to thread the heddles using a draft plan.

How to Warp a Loom: Sleying the Reed
Using the Front-to-Back method of warping, the warp is threaded through the reed next.

How to Warp a Loom: Tying the Warp Chain
A series of step-by-step instructions on warping your loom with easy-to-follow photos.

Spider Silk
Have you ever wondered if the silk of the spider can be used?

How to Warp a Loom: Making a Warp Chain
Using a warping board to make a warp chain.

Sett: Ruler Wrapping
Two ways to determine an appropriate sett.

How to Warp a Loom
A beginner’s guide to warping your loom with step-by-step instructions.

Woollen and Worsted Yarns
Wool yarns can be classified as either woollen or worsted.

1999 Ornament Exchange
Join in on our annual Ornament Exchange.

Lichen Classification

Lichens and Dyes
Lichen have been an important source for dyes, as well as food and medicine.

Crackle Weave Project
A lightweight crackle weave fabric using Foxfiber naturally colored cotton

Pin Weaving
What can you do with a piece of cardboard and some pins.

Woven Coverlets
With the invention of the jacquard loom and punch cards, woven coverlets and complex designs became possible.

Looms
Looms have been used for centuries to create the cloth that we wear.

Craft Shows
If you weave, at some point you will think about attending a craft show.

Double Width Weaving
How to weave a project double the width of your loom.

Woven Coverlets
Woven coverlets were popular in the 19th Century.

Computers & Looms
Did you know that that computers and looms are related?

Salish Blankets
The Salish were known as the weavers of the Pacific northwest.

Valentine’s and Swedish Lace
A special weaving draft to celebrate Valentine’s day.

Cedar Bark Weaving
The cedar tree provided dye, clothing, and shelter to the First Nations peoples of the Pacific northwest.

Qiviut
The musk ox produces an incredibly lightweight and soft fiber.

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