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How to Warp a Rigid Heddle Loom

Instructions for how to warp a rigid heddle loom. […]

Used Leclerc Dorothy Table Loom For Sale

For sale: a used Dorothy table loom. […]

How to Warp a Beaivi Weaving Loom

To put a warp onto a Beaivi Sami weaving loom is a fairly simple process. I use my warping board that is attached to the back of my loom to measure the warp – similar to preparing a warp for any other loom. While I am measuring the warp, I thread the Beaivi loom […]

Sami 2 Hole Weaving Reed

From high-tech to low-tech weaving – My latest handweaving obsession is studying more about the weaving of narrow bands, belts and braids done by my ancestors. After finding a unique double slot weaving reed during a trip to Sweden, I did some more research on these small and portable weaving reeds used by the […]

Inkle Weaving Looms

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 […]

Double Slot Weaving Reed

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 […]

Band weaving: aa101111

Different parts of Finland and Scandinavia were known for using different weave structures, patterns and colours. […]

Saami Double Rigid Heddle Looms

We may be familiar with the standard rigid heddle loom consisting of a reed with slots and holes. In some parts of Scandinavia, a rigid heddle with an extra set of holes or slots is also used. The pattern weft is threaded through the additional top holes, making it easy to pick up the […]

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