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By breaking with tradition, Barbara Goudsmit designed a shadow-weave design ... without shadows. This is a free download of her 4-shaft towel pattern for All Access members.
Maybe it isn't you but the weaving rules that are causing those errors in your weaving! Linda explains.
Who knew visible mending would become a thing? I would never have foreseen it, but I’m all in ... with handwovens.
I was shocked to learn that cotton grew in more colors than just white. Since then I’ve learned a lot more about naturally colored cottons and even bought a few cones of my own.
From guest towels to beach towels, you can weave towels in any dimensions you wish, but it's helpful to know some basic sizes. For subscribers, I've also included three towel patterns to jumpstart your next project.
Tie-ups can look different depending on what resource you are using. Madelyn explains how to decipher them!
If you are looking for a great fiber-art show, this one at the Seattle Art Museum this spring might be just the ticket!
Many weavers aren’t sure what yarns to pair with drafts. Janney Simpson gives advice for DDW that you may want to incorporate for other structures as well.
Plain weave can curve and undulate if you bend the weft as you weave using a wave stick. It's a tool you can make yourself or buy and it's a whole lot of fun!
Many weavers remember how they got started weaving, and Janney Simpson is no exception. Read about her path from her first project to becoming a teacher and developing her own weaving style.
Season 6, Episode 4: A fifth-generation Navajo weaver, Lynda lives in two worlds: the world of a traditional Navajo woman weaving exquisite textiles, and the world of book author, curator, board member, world traveler.
Not all weavers are great sewists so sometimes it's a good idea to ask for help as Ellen did! The resulting skirt shows off the beautiful cloth in a striking style.
Let’s start 2024 by looking at bast fibers. There are more than you might imagine!
Sometimes after wet-finishing, plain weave fabrics will have a cross-hatching pattern that won't press out. Madelyn describes what is commonly known as tracking.