A Transcontinental Dye Day

Mud dyeing is simple, safe, and fun regardless what age you are.

Beauty in Soil

Weavers know inspiration can come from the most unlikely of places--including soil.

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Sunday Tea: Rose-Beige Tablecloth by E. E. Gilmore

E.E. Gilmore wove this lace Rose-Beige Tablecloth in 1985. The design is simple yet classic.

How to Keep Weaving Samples Safe (and Still Usable!)

If you or your guild has a collection of weaving samples you want to keep safe without hiding them away, Christina has some suggestions.


A Trio of Techniques

Leno lace, Brooks bouquet, and Danish medallions are 3 hand-manipulation techniques commonly used in weaving, especially on a rigid-heddle loom. Here’s a primer on how to do each one.

Summer Means Backyard Dyeing

Playing with safe and easy dyes seems like the perfect summer activity.

My Current Weaving Obsession: Hexagons

Many of us are attracted to the next shiny object. That may be why I’m weaving little hexagons these days.

Weave Your Way through Easy Weaving with Little Looms

One of my goals when creating each issue of Easy Weaving with Little Looms is that the projects are diverse enough that folks can build their skills by weaving through them. The 2020 issue is no exception.


Ask Madelyn: Joining a Twisted Weft

When weaving a Shaker-style twisted rug, how do you join a new weft to an old—without making a lump?

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Making a Simple Shaft-Switching Device

Here are directions for making a manual shaft-switching device for weaving weft-faced rugs.

Thoroughly Modern Weaving: Handwoven September/October 2020

Weaving may have its roots in the past, but it is also a modern craft.

Growing Up Together

Linda Ligon reminisces about her times working with former Handwoven photographer Joe Coca.

E.E. Gilmore: A Lifetime of Weaving

E.E. Gilmore was a weaver and loom builder whose influence continues to this day.

Prepare and Plan for Threading

The time spent planning and preparing for threading is time well spent.

An Overshot Scarf Like No Other

What makes a weaving “modern?” In Barbara Mitchell’s overshot scarf it’s taking a very traditional structure and turning it on its head.

Ask Madelyn: Tabby on a Table Loom

A beginning weaver asks Madelyn how to weave tabby on a table loom if all 8 shafts are being used.

Call for Submissions: May/June 2021—Checks and Plaids

We are looking for some great checks and plaids project and article proposals for our May/June 2021 issue.

Hemp Waffle-Weave Bath Mitts

Angela recently reworked her cotton bath mitts from Handwoven January/February 2020 using hemp and was pleased with what she learned.