Textile Crafts

Textile projects and activities for families.

Fantti Coiled Basket Weaving

A pattern for making a coiled basket using Fantti wool yarn.

Mudchute Farm Weaving

A weaving demonstration at Mudchute Farm using Marcroft looms

Family Fun Crafts

Kids love to play with fibres and yarns.

Spears loom

Spears Loom No 3 – how to warp and weave a tapestry

Making Handmade Felt

Felt is made of wool that has been compressed with heat and agitation. Felt is very versatile and and requires only a minimum of equipment. Felt is often used in children’s crafts. Felt can also be sewn into hats, clothing, pillows or other useful items. Making felt can be a fun afternoon activity for you … Continue reading “Making Handmade Felt”

Wet Felted Easter Eggs

Instructions for making quail size Easter eggs using a wet felting method.

Beginner Weaving – The Header

Free instructions for making a loom using a cardboard box and learning to weave – weaving the header