Woven Bands

Weaving Bands, Belts and Braids on small looms

Blue Skirts and Golden Belts

Blue Skirts and Golden Belts – an exhibit of Viking age textiles in Finland

Verulamium Spindles and Looms

The Verulamium museum has an impressive collection of spinning and weaving tools.

V-Neck Shaping on a Loom

How to shape a V-neckline on the loom.

Viking Textiles

Viking textiles and clothing were influenced by the cultures in which they traveled


Saami band weaving and textiles

Handiscola Project

Handiscola Handiscola was an EU project that brought together participants from European countries to learn and increase appreciation for traditional handicrafts. Birch Bark Basketry Instructions for weaving baskets with birch bark (in .pdf format). The English translation begins on Page 11. Bookbinding Ceramics Embroidery Instructions for basic embroidery stitches and some lovely floral motifs. Felting … Continue reading “Handiscola Project”

Handiscola Project

Handiscola – an EU funded project to teach historic Finnish textile crafts.