Arounna Khounnoraj of bookhou.com guest posts on poppytalk with a weaving tutorial. First, she shows us how to make a simple loom from a stretcher frame. Then she demos weaving a trivet from scrap fabric. See the tute.
Kimara of Wee Folk Art shows us how to make a tiny loom from wood or cardboard and use it to weave a mini blanket — a perfect project to do with kids. The project was inspired by the legend …
Jennifer of CraftSanity shows us how to make a loom out of an old book. To find out more about the inspiration for this project, see a beautiful example of a shawl made from squares woven on a book loom, …
Terri of Weaving a Life says,
It has been a year since my Earth Loom was set-up. Over that time, many things have been woven into it by many different people.
This idea is so wonderful, it actually made me …
Art Spirit is featuring photos and a brief description of the work of Bangie, a weaver from Borneo who demonstrated her artform in Santa Barbara, California, USA, recently. Art Spirit says,
In [Bangie's] village everyone knows how to weave
Jennifer of CraftSanity is now selling her 26-peg wooden looms via Etsy! She says,
You can weave finished pieces measuring about 12″ square on this loom making it perfect for bags, patchwork rugs and bed coverings, square table mats, seat
Tenar continues her series of tutorials on needleweaving with a post about using an uneven warp, such as the circular warp in her example. See this post and the rest of the series on the Tenar’s Cave blog.
The Threads Magazine web site encourages:
Make your own colorful and artistic fabric from yarn and leftover fabric pieces with pin weaving. The technique is surprisingly easy to master and produces lovely yardage for garments, accessories, and even framed art
The complex design of this antique tunic would be impressive enough if it were embroidered. In fact, the pattern is woven. Really. It is of pre-Columbian Inca origins. John Hopper of The Textile Blog notes,
Although this was not a
Here’s a perfect introduction to weaving, combining art and practicality while teaching all the basics. Sara Lamb’s Woven Treasures: One-of-a-knd Bags with Folk Weaving Techniques walks you through everything you need to know. Tools and supplies. The various kinds of …