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How To Make an Alum Mordant

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Wet Felted Pictures

et felting with wool is so versatile. With a bit of wool, a length of bubble wrap, a spray bottle, some soap and water, you can make just about anything you can imagine. You can make boot liners, slippers, hats, pillows or a piece of artwork you can hang on your wall. [...]

How to Needle Felt a Snowman

A beginner tutoril an how to make a needle felted snowman. You will learn how to form a ball using needle felting, how to make indents and shapes and how to join 2 needle felted pieces together. [...]

How to Russian Join Yarn Ends

What is a Russian join? A Russian join is a very effective way to join 2 yarn ends without using a knot. It works well on any type of plied yarn, especially when the yarn doesn’t felt, such as for cotton, linen or superwash wool yarns. It can be used for knitting and crochet. [...]

How to Market Crafts Online

I have been selling my handwoven items for some time now online. I have a website where I display some of my products and this continues to be an effective method of selling for me.

I realize that as crafters/weavers/handspinners, many of us are looking for alternate ways to sell our work, in addition [...]

How to Fix a Threading Error

Have you ever threaded a warp, started to weave and then discovered that you have made a threading error? in the middle of the warp? Do you undo what you have woven so far, and rethread your loom (muttering a few unspeakable utterances as you do so?)

An alternative to rethreading, especially if the [...]

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 [...]

How To Make a Solar Dye Oven

How to make a solar oven from cardboard boxes [...]

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