Table Loom Weaving 101
Yesterday at weaving class we started on a tapestry woven on a mini table loom with wool thread. The loom is tiny, and my first piece on it is meant for experimentation, but I was able to warp it easily and begin a small Navajoish style piece. The loom is basically a frame with 24 notches at each end and a bar that slides through the middle to grab the warp thread, allowing you to raise half of the threads at a time by tilting the bar forward or back. First we warped the loom by tying a knot…
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A Word From Claudia
This blog will span the worlds of fiber and bead art with a dash of poetry and politics. It is blog central for Mirrix Tapestry & Bead Looms, which is owned and operated by Claudia Chase. It is also related to the purely creative side of Claudia's life, Mirrix Studio. To return to Mirrix home page go to: www.mirrixlooms.com
Learn To Weave With Pickup Sticks on your Rigid Heddle Loom
One of the best ways for rigid-heddle weavers to make floats is to use pick-up sticks! This allows weavers to make a third or fourth shed, and break the over/under configuration of plain weave. This post explains how to use pick-up sticks with your rigid heddle loom.
An easy-to-edit dumping place for my SCA research venues. I found the design for this here: http://www3.sympatico.ca/kirkflowers/tablet5.html (site no longer active) Turning sequence: 8 forward 8 backward Comments: Using 36 cards of size 10 cotton crochet thread this piece came out to a width of…
DIY Weaving | Lindsey Campbell on Instagram: “Have you joined us over on the Facebook weaving group yet? Search 'Welcome to Weaving' to find us! The response has been amazing and there…”
Have you joined us over on the Facebook weaving group yet? Search Welcome to Weaving to find us! The response has been amazing and there is already so much feedback happening between weavers. This is why I love this community so much. You guys are excited for a new form of conversation over in the Facebook group We've got exciting things planned... Guest Q&As Follow Fridays Techniques and tips and much more. If there is something you would like to see or an idea you have for the group please…