Weavers and textile artists in South America
Tenntrådsbroderi, or embroidering with pewter or tin thread is almost a lost art. The Saami used tin thread since the 1600’s to decorate their clothing. The tin was obtained by melting down old pewter plates and dishes and was spun into thread. The use of pewter thread has recently become fashionable in jewellery items such … Continue reading “How to Make a Tin Embroidered Key Chain”
Weaving Bands, Belts and Braids on small looms
Blue Skirts and Golden Belts – an exhibit of Viking age textiles in Finland
The Verulamium museum has an impressive collection of spinning and weaving tools.
How to shape a V-neckline on the loom.
Viking textiles and clothing were influenced by the cultures in which they traveled
Saami band weaving and textiles