Sami band weaving has traditionally been woven using a small reed made of wood or bone. The heddle has long slots alternating with small holes for the warp. The band is woven by raising or lowering the heddle and passing the weft through the warp opening. Stoorstalka from Sweden have redesigned the traditional Saami weaving … Continue reading “Sigga Heddle Band Weaving”
Weaving Bands, Belts and Braids on small looms
Instructions for how to warp a rigid heddle loom.
A weaving demonstration at Mudchute Farm using Marcroft looms
Saami band weaving and textiles
Spears Loom No 3 – how to warp and weave a tapestry
Further to my previous article about weaving pickup on a band loom, there is a quicker method that you can use. Previously, I had woven the pickup by individually picking up each pattern thread by hand. This method works but it is slow and is prone to errors, as it takes a lot of concentration … Continue reading “How to Weave Pickup on a Band Loom”
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