A free weaving pattern for Hemp Rep Weave Placemats
About weaving Tartans and dyeing tartan colors with lichen.
While you can paint warps while on the loom, that sounds too messy for me. This is a method that I learned while taking a workshop with Eileen Hett and Mary Berg. The way I painted my tencel warp using Procion MX dyes was as follows: Wind warp. Tie cross firmly, but try and use … Continue reading “Weaving Project – Painted warp”
My studio is filled with weaving looms of many sizes ranging from large floor looms, to 4 shaft table looms, band looms and inkle looms. If you are a weaver, you will have noticed that during weaving, dust bunnies collect under the loom. In the past, I haven’t been too concerned about this except to … Continue reading “Hazards of Loom Dust”
As many of you may know, I have been a handweaver and spinner for many years. In addition to managing this website, I also have another website through which I market and sell my own handspun and handwoven products. I like to work with natural fibres and eco-friendly dyes. Some time ago, I moved to … Continue reading “Paivatar yarns”
Weaving on the Atayal Loom by Kathleen Forance Johnson
The Doukhobors and their Weaving heritage