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How to Warp a Band Loom

Band Loom Lease Sticks

To warp my new Glimakra band loom, I use a method that is similar to the way that I warp my large floor looms, front-to-back. The total length of the band loom is about a meter, a comfortable distance to reach both the back and the front beams of the loom, if you sit […]

Glimakra Band Loom

The latest loom to enter my loom collection is a 2 shaft band loom made by Glimakra. I like to weave narrow bands using a small, hand held rigid hedddle, but I am hopeful that a band loom will make the band weaving process more efficient.

Finnish Band Loom

The Glimakra band loom […]

Grene Braided Edge Finish

Grene Band Warp

Grene rugs and blankets were a traditional style of blanket woven by the Saami on warp weighted looms. They were made of hand spun wool. The top edge of the blanket had a braid that was woven using a Saami weaving reed. The weft threads of the braid were the ends of the lengths […]

Band Weaving Books

Books and patterns for making woven bands and braids, tablet weaving, card weaving, rigid heddle. […]

Band weaving: aa101111

Different parts of Finland and Scandinavia were known for using different weave structures, patterns and colours. […]

Finnish Rigid Heddle Band Weaving Patterns

Sami rigid heddle band weaving patterns […]

Saami Bandweaving

Saami band weaving and textiles […]

Saami Band Weaving -Weaving Drafts

Saami Band Weaving pattern […]

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