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When Weaving Plans Take a Detour

Sometimes better things happen when you have to change your plans.

You've Gotta Love What You Can Weave with a Four-Shaft Loom

It's hard to please everyone all the time, but I think you will agree with me that this is a beautiful collection of 4-shaft handwoven scarves.

More Than Just Great Paper

We all know the new November/December 2019 issue is printed on great paper, but what about the projects and articles printed on those extra-thick and beautifully white pages?

Handwoven September/October 2020 Call For Submissions

We think weaving is on the upswing! Send us your projects and articles about Thoroughly Modern Weaving!

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Have You Tried Weaving with a Puppy?

I'd like to think I can weave with pets in my studio, but it hasn't worked out that way.

A Little Handwoven Idiosyncrasy (and a Little Math)

Ever wonder about the weird fractions in Handwoven? Based on the mail we get, you are not alone.

And Then There's That - Weaving Follies

Some of my best laid plans in weaving haven't turned out the way I thought they would.

The Best (and Worst) Ways to Weight Floating Selvedges

To make a floating selvedge "float" you need to weight it in some way. Through trial and error (mostly error) I've found the best (and worst) ways to weight your floating selvedges.

We Can't Weave Well Enough Alone

Linda Ligon wrote this poem and read it during the Schacht Spindle Company's 50th anniversary celebration in September 2019. We hope you love it as much as we do.

I Love Paper

In the early years of Interweave, I tended to go overboard on paper quality. My decisions were emotional, not rational, though. I thought that the paper should be as beautiful and feel as wonderful as the textiles we were printing on it.

BeWeave It: Chantilly Lace

Chantilly lace is more than just a pretty face. It's a type of bobbin lace with a long history and ties to Marie Antoinette and Napoleon.

Loom Alone

You might be familiar with the eye roll I get on the rare occasions when I ask someone to help me wind a warp on my loom.

My Father’s Daughter: Rug to Runner

What better way to honor her father, Tom Knisely, than with a beautiful handwoven runner inspired by a project he wove and published in Handwoven years ago?

Spin Off, Handwoven & PieceWork Come Home

Since beginning her independent craft publishing project in 1975, Linda Ligon saw the weaving, spinning, and needlework magazines move to bigger and bigger offices. But there’s no place like home.

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