I have designed some new tablet weaving cards that are made of durable plastic, because I didn’t like to use the matt board ones. I found that they tended to wear out rather quickly. I designed these cards to be made of plastic so that they would be able to withstand the friction that is … Continue reading “Tablet Weaving Cards”
How to weave a card or tablet woven trim to the end of a handwoven fabric.
This tablet woven band uses 10 weaving cards. Warp: 12/2 Linen Red – 8 ends Black – 24 ends White – 8 ends Total – 40 ends Weft – 12/2 Linen – Black Please check my PaivatarYarn Shop on Etsy for my new tablet weaving cards. I now hand dye high quality worsted wool yarns … Continue reading “Tablet Weaving patterns No 102”
This is my second tablet woven belt. Instead of using wooden cards, I wove this belt with the Lacis brand of plastic cards. I found these slightly easier to handle because they are thinner than the wooden ones, so fit in the palm of my hand better. I used Finnish cotton yarn for the warp … Continue reading “Tablet Weaving Pattern – Belt no 74”
Different parts of Finland and Scandinavia were known for using different weave structures, patterns and colours.
Blue Skirts and Golden Belts – an exhibit of Viking age textiles in Finland
About braiding techniques, ply split, sprang, tablet weaving
Weaving Bands, Belts and Braids on small looms