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Ethnic Weaving and Textiles

Information about traditional and ethnic weaving and textiles. [...]

How to Weave a Rya Rug on a Floor Loom Video

How to Weave a Rya Rug on a floor loom. This rya rug is made of 100% hemp warp and weft. The video demonstrates how to cut the rya pile, tie the rya knots and weave the rug.

The backing for the rug is woven in a tabby weave. The pile for [...]

How to Repair a Rya Rug

Diagrams and instructions for how to repair a hole in a rya rug [...]

Threads of Time - Handwoven Quilts

Threads of Time – quilts from the Mothers of Invention Exhibit [...]

Card Woven Edging

How to weave a card or tablet woven trim to the end of a handwoven fabric. [...]

V-neck Shaping on the Loom

How to shape a V-neckline on the loom. [...]

Verulamium - Roman Artifacts

The Verulamium museum has an impressive collection of spinning and weaving tools. [...]

Coast Salish Books

Salish Weaving

Salish Weaving: Primitive and Modern, As Practised by the Salish Indians of South West British Columbia An early history of weaving, preparation of materials, native dyes and dyeing, the loom, the warp, the weaves and Salish designs.

Working with Wool: A Coast Salish Legacy and the Cowichan Sweater Cowichan sweaters, with their [...]

Navajo Weaving Books

A selection of books about Navajo weaving and textiles. [...]

How to Weave with a Beaivi Sami Loom Video

A You Tube video demonstrating how to weave using a Sami 2 hole weaving reed – The Beaivi Loom. [...]

Navajo Patterns, Designs and Symbols

Navajo patterns, designs and symbols [...]

Textile and Fiber Artist Galleries - South America

Weavers and textile artists in South America [...]

Handeye Magazine - Global Color

What is color all about? This new magazine explores the depths of color and meaning in textiles around the world.

Handeye Magazine

A small sampling of the latest issue:

The Black of Ghana – West African funeral Couture

“A woman with a bowl of lalle, henna, covered Eurama’s head in a thick past, [...]

Handiscola Crafts Project

Handiscola – an EU funded project to teach historic Finnish textile crafts. [...]

Karelian Weaving

Karelian Basketry Birchbark basket weaving.

Leno Lace Pickup A special type of lace pickup weave technique.

Blue Skirts, Golden Belts

Ancient Land of Karelians One of the traditional crafts of Karelia was splinter or birchbark weaving.

Heikinpaiva 2002 The craft of birchbark weaving is taught at the Finnish Festival in Michigan.

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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 [...]

Textile and Fiber Artist Galleries - Asia

Textile and fiber art galleries – Asia [...]

Handiscola Project


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