All about looms [...]
All about looms [...]
Yes, you can get a good shed on a counterbalance loom. It is just a matter of balance. The main thing to remember, is if the loom tie-ups are not centered, then weight of the shafts are not balanced, and you will not be able to get an even shed.
You can even weave [...]
Free plans for how to make a warping board. [...]
Instructions on How to Tie up a Countermarche Loom [...]
Types of Countermarche Looms [...]
All about weaving looms, both big and small [...]
My New Loom
(2006) After much waiting, searching, and deciding I have just purchased a new loom to add to my collection. This one is an 8 shaft countermarche made by Snickeri Looms of Sweden.I chose this one because it fits much more comfortably into my smallish flat in London. The loom is very [...]
Spinning wheels and weaving looms at Ebay Canada [...]
Weaving looms and spinning wheels at Ebay France. [...]
Used spinning wheels and weaving looms at Ebay Australia. [...]
EBay UK – weaving looms, spinning wheels, crafts. [...]
SOLD Large, old wooden loom for sale. Made by The Burchard Weaver’s in Oakland, CA. This is a functional counterbalance, floor loom. 42″ weaving width. No comb or sectional beam. Great for beginners. Attached are photos of the loom assembled and disassembled. $150 + shipping (likely via UPS). Please email me with questions or [...]
Spears Loom No 3 – how to warp and weave a tapestry [...]
For sale: a used Dorothy table loom. [...]
Where to find the latest used weaving looms on EBay [...]
Hands that Weave Dorothy weaves inen inkle bands.
Inkle Weaving This site has patterns, photo galleries and resources for inkle weavers.
Inkle Band Weaving Some examples of inkle band weaving used in wall hangings and Latvian skirts.
Inkle Weaving Instructions Earthguild provides instructions for how to weave with an inkle loom.
Inkle Weaving Looms [...]
I found this Sami weaving reed in a small craft shop in Sweden. It is used to weave traditional Sami style belts and bands. The reed is similar to a standard rigid heddle but has an extra set of slots that are designed to carry the pattern warp. The regular holes and slots [...]
The Science Museum in London, England has some fascinating exhibits, jacquard looms, spinning equipment and other historical weaving & computer technology.
Weaving patterns is an intricate task, but is also repetitive. Joseph Jacquard developed a system of punched cards, where the pattern was ‘programmed’ into the cardboard cards. These controlled the lifting [...]
A selection of books about handweaving, looms, how to weave, patterns. [...]
An example of a Chinese Foot Loom [...]
>This backstrap loom is an example of huipil fabric, woven by Quiche speaking Mayan people, in Nahaula Guatemala. Backstrap looms are often fastened to a tree or post. The other end of the loom wraps around the weaver’s waist and the weaver adjusts the tension by leaning back on the loom.
An example of a Warp weighted Loom [...]
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