Further to my previous article about weaving pickup on a band loom, there is a quicker method that you can use. Previously, I had woven the pickup by individually picking up each pattern thread by hand. This method works but it is slow and is prone to errors, as it takes a lot of […]
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 […]
Now that I have retired from the world of work, I have become more involved in production weaving. I am also now teaching workshops on a one-to-one basis. Here are some Links to my hand made products on Etsy and workshops that I offer.
Sami Reindeer Leather Bracelets
Hand sewn reindeer leather and […]
I recently purchased a Glimakra 2 shaft band loom so that I can weave narrow bands more easily. I have been experimenting with how to also weave pickup patterns on this loom.
Band Loom Pattern Pickup
Although there are only 2 shafts on this loom, resulting in a tabby type of weave structure, […]
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
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Spears Loom No 3 – how to warp and weave a tapestry […]
A weaving demonstration at Mudchute Farm using Marcroft looms […]
Instructions for how to warp a rigid heddle loom. […]