Category: weaving

Weaving with thread

I used my newly dyed collection of thread to make a sampler. I tried to be careful with my selvages, but it is clearly an ongoing process. Things really started to deteriorate after the...

New rigid heddle

It was exciting to get a package from Latvia with my new rigid heddle from Harvest Looms. There’s a YouTube video with instructions on how to warp it and weave on it. It might...

Weaving waves

I’m taking Jude Hill’s Considering Weave class and I’m finding it very illuminating and compelling. And every other beneficial adjective I could come up with. I wanted to weave this little pattern of waves...

Mask 3

I had fabric strips left over from the boat basket so I thought I would try them as weft. I am feeling a lot more comfortable with the steps of making these masks. It’s...

Zati mask

A feeling of accomplishment – I’ve wanted to weave a mask like this for years, since I first saw it in Susan Barrett Merrill’s book The Art of Weaving a Life. It has taken...

Saffron Weave Along

A three-week weaving project on the Mirrix Saffron loom, led by Claudia Chase. I learned some new techniques and practiced some familiar ones. New: pick and pick, soumack knotting, four-selvedge weaving. Familiar: weaving in...

Paper weaving

I used some of this shiny navy blue paper and some saved postcards to experiment with paper weaving. As demonstrated by Helen Hiebert in Ali Manning’s Thursday morning Facebook Live. Fun.